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  1. Components Associated With Fall Prevention The fall protection systemsare as effective as the associated components. So knowing about them and understanding their use and maintenance is quite important. The main three components associated with these products are: body harness connecting device anchor Effective selections regarding all these three are as crucial. Anchor points are of two types mainly permanent or temporary. Installation of permanent workers will happen at points where regular work goes on requiring continued protection. In projects of short durations or in places where the chances of a person’s movement is quite rare, the temporary options are more popular in use. Fall arrest system compatibility is highly important as well. Shape of anchor should be in keeping with the requirements of snap hook attachment. If snap hook is unable to pass through anchor hardware, this indicates overload that may result in burst out. Latest ANSI standards however have done away with such problems, as it requires rating of the gates. What should be the ideal anchor location? It should be overhead for best results. The reason for this is that the higher anchor point signifies shorter freefall. Also, such overhead anchoring will eliminate pendulum effects completely. Pendulum effect signifies the swing once the worker comes away from the anchor. They may hit the wall or other structures causing serious injuries that may even prove to be fatal. Regular connecting devices are the lanyards and retractable among others. Get the best fall protection productsfrom the most reliable services around only at Caisafety.com.