Full Body Harnesses Are The Most Important Piece of Personal Protection Equipment

A Full Body Safety Harness should provide the user with comfort and confidence when worn. The safety harness should be designed to increase productivity, as well as give the user flexibility to do everything that is needed on the job site. Capital Safety has been designing and innovating the latest and greatest in full body harness protection. They are well known for DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® harnesses: ExoFit Nex™, ExoFit™ XP, ExoFit™, Delta™, PRO™ and FIRST™. Capital Safety along with these brands have earned a reputation as the top full body harnesses for maximum comfort, freedom of movement, and ease-of-use.

All of Capital Safety’s industry leading harnesses meet all applicable standards and regulations. Throughout the years they have launched many a safety harness innovations such as: spring-loaded / stand-up back D-rings, Delta™ No-Tangle pad, locking quick connect buckles, and the Revolver™ torso adjusters. While many safety harnesses can be used on most jobs, Capital Safety has also manufactured safety harnesses for specific uses within different industries. Read on below to learn more about the different styles of full body harnesses available. All of these different Capital Safety Full Body Harness can be found online in Tanner’s Safety & Personal Protection Equipment Department along with other essential Fall Protection Equipment including: SRLs, Lanyards, Anchorage Devices, and much more!

Different Styles of Full Body Harness

Multi-Purpose Harnesses

Multi-Purpose Harnesses typically include extra attachment points such as back and side D-rings which allow the user to work in a variety of situations. The belt and back pad provide additional back lumbar support, positioning rings and tool carrying options.

Work Positioning Harnesses

Work Positioning Harnesses have positioning D-rings located on the hips for use with pole straps or work positioning lanyards, which allow hands-free operation. Harnesses of this kind usually include integral waist belts.

Ladder Climbing Harnesses

Ladder Climbing Harnesses have a frontal attachment point such as a D-ring or web loop. This is ideal for connection to a permanent ladder safety system. In addition, they can be used with descent control devices which typically attach to the front of the harness for rescue and escape applications.

Descent Control Harnesses 

Descent Control Harnesses typically have frontal attachment points such as a D-ring or web loop for use with descent control devices. In addition, they can be used with ladder safety systems which typically attach to the front of the harness for climbing applications.

Confined Space Entry/Retrieval Harnesses

Confined Space Entry/Retrieval Harnesses have one attachment point located on each shoulder strap to help facilitate upright retrieval from confined spaces. This type of harness is often used with a Y-type retrieval lanyard connected to the winch or 3-way self retracting lifeline.

Suspension/Rigging Harnesses

Suspension/Rigging Harnesses  typically include extra attachment points such as back, front, and side D-rings. These extra D-rings allow allow the user to use this harness in a variety of different applications. These multi-use harnesses are ideal for rescue, rope access, and rigging as well as tower and arborist activities.

Specialty Material Harness 

Nomex®/Kevlar® or nylon web construction offering fire resistance or arc flash protection for applications such as welding and electrical maintenance. In addition, specialized coated hardware, built-in seats and other unique components are available to optimize comfort and performance.