They are not required unless a risk assessments determines a risk of falling. Operators are protected from falls by the guard and hand rails. Unless they do something like in the above picture. But these guys need more than a harness to keep them safe. Other possible hazards with wearing a harness in a scissor lift are giving people a false sense of security and more risk taking behaviour. And if you do fall out, being swung into the side of the machine causing injury. Need your workers trained? Contact us M: 0410019149 E: email@example.com W: www.flts.net.au
Harness drop test A fall arrest harness reduces the forces on the body in a fall as shown in this video. Make sure there is an effective rescue plan in place to immediately get injured workers to the ground.
Know the weight of your loads and use load charts or load management system to ensure you don’t overload. Know how to operate machinery safely and don’t push the limits
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