Palmer Safety

Swing-Fall Hazards

Swing-fall hazards

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

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