> The conversation on this reflector has pointed me in the proper safe
> direction and now I am looking for personal experiences with the full
> harness and fall arrest.
Probably the most important item at the time of order is an intangible that
cannot be purchased on-line: Proper training and use of the harness. I am
amazed at the number of folks who will purchase a full-body harness, not
knowing the first safety-related issue before they ascend a tower.
I routinely draft contracts on behalf of my commercial clients with the
stipulation that unless a contracted worker has been put through recognized
tower training and rescue course (e.g., Comtrain), they are unauthorized to
touch a tower and its components. You cannot completely buy your way into
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