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 […]
July 13, 2015

Suspension Trauma: SOSPESI project

C.A.M.P. is an international company based in Italy. Its origins come from mountaineering products which led to the inclusion of working from heights safety harnesses. Over […]
July 10, 2015

“Suspension Trauma: Every minute counts”. Safety & Health – The official magazine of the National Safety Congress & Expo, December 20, 2013

A brief description of suspension trauma and the need for urgent rescue. This article was published in “Safety & Health- The official magazine of the National […]
July 8, 2015

Will your fall arrest systems save you then kill you?

Chris Burrow points out how your fall arrest system initially saves you and then potentially becomes a death trap. Click here to be directed to website […]
July 8, 2015

Harness hang syndrome: Fact and Fiction

A fascinating summary by Joe Ivy (a Texan Caver) of research since 1978 into the incidence and clinical research results of harness hang syndrome. Joe relates […]
July 8, 2015

How safe is a safety harness?

A description of how suspension trauma, in what was considered to be a controlled fall arrest, turns to death because a safety harness became a death […]
July 8, 2015

Suspension Trauma. Caroline Lee and Keith M Porter – Emergency Medical Journal, April 2007

An article written by Caroline Lee and Keith M Porter for the Emergency Medical Journal, April 2007 discussing the possible “theoretical risk” of suspension trauma / […]
June 19, 2015

Harness suspension: review and evaluation of existing information by Paul Seddon 2002

An article prepared by Paul Seddon for the Health and Safety Executive 2002 evaluating information available on harness suspension / suspension trauma at the time. Report Number / […]