Choice of carabiner for connecting a fall arrest device to the harness

Written By: Lance Piatt

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Key issues and risks

Fall arrest devices are worn all day without being under tension, but must stop a fall at any time: their connectors must be secure and kept well positioned.

Monitoring during use is difficult, especially when connected to the dorsal point.

The most important risks to consider

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The Most Important Risks To Consider
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Notes

– The SL system is not recommended for this application

– The use of a carabiner with the TL or BL system without a carabiner positioning system is not recommended for this application

– A quick link that is tightened with a tool can be used; choose a shape suitable for the attachment points

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