The objective of this review was to locate and study literature
dealing with the effects of being suspended in a harness and
evaluate and report on them, together with attendant issues
regarding various types of harnesses, including the position of
their attachment points. In addition, selected harness standards
were to be examined to see if and how they addressed the topic of
Over 50 documents were located from sources in the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Australia and the Internet. These form the basis of the report.
Some of these research reports are very large. For information about expected download times please see our FAQs pages.