Be careful not to tie off to an anchor in such a way that if you fall, you’ll swing into an obstruction.
This is called a swing-fall hazard.
A swing fall can be as harmful as falling to the ground.
After a fall
After a fall, immediately remove from service all equipment used to arrest the fall.
You cannot use the equipment again until it has been inspected and approved by on of the following :
- The manufacturer
- An approved agent
- A professional engineer