Advice on harness use

-Harness adjustment

  1. Hold the harness by the belt and pull it on over the feet. Adjust the belt by pulling on the belt adjustment straps. Stow the ends of the webbing straps tidily using the sliders.
  2. Adjust the leg loops. Note: the user must carry out movements and a test suspension in the equipment to ensure that it is correctly sized and gives the required level of comfort for the intended use.

 

ADJUST

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ADJUST

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ADJUST

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ADJUST

 

-Tying in

PETZL

  1. Single tie-in point.
  2. Double tie-in point: adjustment is possible by varying the size of the loop of the tie-in knot.
  3. The sit harness may be used with a chest harness.

 

PETZL HARNESSES

 

-Use a belay device

Belaying
PETZL

Rappelling
PETZL

 
 

-Misuses

Fatigue and lapses in concentration can cause accidents.

Misuses with tying in
WRONG

 

Misuses with carabiners
WRONG

WRONG

WRONG

For more information about carabiners, download the Carabiners Experience brochure, available on every carabiner product page.
WRONG

 


Information is non-exhaustive. Technical training is essential.
Read the Instructions For Use (Technical Notice) carefully before looking at the following techniques. You must have already read and understood the information in the Instructions For Use to be able to understand this supplementary information. Mastering these techniques requires specific training. Work with a professional to confirm your ability to perform these techniques safely and independently before attempting them unsupervised.
FAILURE TO HEED ANY OF THESE WARNINGS MAY RESULT IN SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH