Fall protection refers to all fall protection devices and their accessories: connectors and positioning systems (rescue and descent), anchors, lanyards, self-retracting lanyards, ropes, lifelines, straps, harnesses, and so on.
FALL ARREST: Fall arrest systems are used to prevent workers falling to the ground if they have already started to fall.
WORK POSITIONING SYSTEMS (positioning and suspension systems are not designed to protect you in the event of a fall. Fall protection equipment must be used in conjunction with a work positioning system.)
Equipment that allows operators to work safely at their workstation, leaving their hands free.
FALL RESTRAINT SYSTEMS: Equipment used to prevent workers from reaching a point from which they may fall.
WORKING AT HEIGHT / SUSPENSION EQUIPMENT (work positioning and suspension devices are not designed to protect you in the event of a fall. Fall protection equipment must be used in addition.)
Enables operators to work with both feet off the ground, leaving their hands free.