Definitions for safety harness
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word safety harness
safety belt, life belt, safety harness(noun)
belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
A safety harness is a form of protective equipment designed to protect a person, animal, or object from injury or damage. The harness is an attachment between a stationary and non-stationary object and is usually fabricated from rope, cable or webbing and locking hardware. Some safety harnesses are used in combination with a shock absorber, which is used to regulate deceleration when the end of the rope is reached. One example would be bungee jumping. In North America, Safety Harness for protection against falls from heights in industrial and construction activities are covered by design performance standards issued by ANSI in the United States and by CSA in Canada. Specifically, the standards issued are ANSI Z359.1 and CSA Z259.10. These standards are updated approximately every four to five years so it is important to ensure the latest version is referenced.
Find a translation for the safety harness definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these safety harness definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"safety harness." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Sep. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/safety harness>.