OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 9 Fall Protection

Section 142 Full body harness

(1) An employer must ensure that

(a) a full body harness manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 is approved to

(i) CSA Standard CAN/CSA Z259.10-06, Full Body Harnesses,

(ii) ANSI/ASSE Standard Z359.1-2007, Safety requirements for personal fall arrest systems, subsystems and components, or

(iii) CEN Standard EN 361: 2007, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Full body harnesses, and

(b) a worker using a personal fall arrest system wears and uses a full body harness.

(2) A worker using a personal fall arrest system must wear and use a full body harness.