August 11, 2017

First aid measures for suspension trauma – evidence based review

A report published by HSE in UK outlining first aid measures for suspension trauma based on evidence available in 2009. The contributors are Dr A Adisesh, L […]
August 7, 2017

Your harness has arrested your fall – what now?

Your harness has arrested your fall – what now? – A paper authored by Tim Briglia and Paul Stibilj and presented at the 2016 International Society […]
August 2, 2017

1987 OSHA commissioned report into motionless suspension in harnesses

In 1987, a report was completed studying motionless suspension in harnesses. It was commissioned by OSHA and conducted at the Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory at Wright […]
July 6, 2016

Japanese 12th Occupational Safety & Health Program

The Japanese 12th Occupational Safety & Health Program was released by the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare in September 2013 . Aimed at addressing the welfare […]
July 6, 2016

Japanese NIOSH 2014 report into fall accident prevention and harness types

In 2014, the Construction Safety Research Group, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Japan published results of a study into fall arrest equipment types and […]
June 18, 2016

Crashlab Analysis of safety harness attachment points

The RTA Crashlab in Sydney, Australia was commissioned to carry out this report as a result of discussions amongst members of the Australian Standard SF-15 Committee […]
January 4, 2016

Attachment Dis-Order – The case for frontal attachment of belay lines

An opinion provided in relation to the benefits of frontal attachment of belay lines over and above dorsal attachment. This is an article by Mark Denvir […]
December 17, 2015

First Aid: Suspension trauma: Fact or urban myth?

A concise and to the point article provided by React First – a first aid training company in the UK – noting some facts about the […]