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How to properly adjust your NEWTON harness?

Warnings

  • Read the technical notice before viewing the following techniques.
  • It is important to fully understand the information provided in the technical notice before using this complementary information
  • Mastering these techniques requires training.
  • Consult a professional before attempting to perform these techniques on your own.

For optimum comfort and protection, your harness should be properly adjusted, with the attachment points correctly placed.

Follow the donning and setup directions in the harness Instructions for Use. We then provide additional tips to help you get the best possible fit of your harness.

1 - Adjusting the leg loops:

The leg loops should be adjusted, but not too tightly: the user should be able to pass a flat hand between the thigh and the leg loop.

The user should be able to pass a flat hand between the thigh and the leg loop.

2 - Adjusting the shoulder straps:

- Sternal point position:

The sternal attachment point should be placed at chest level.

The sternal attachment point should be placed at chest level.

3 - Adjusting the dorsal point position:

The dorsal attachment point should be placed between the shoulder blades.

The dorsal attachment point should be placed between the shoulder blades.

As a general rule, if the suggested adjustments do not allow you to obtain a proper fit, use a different size harness.