Safety At Sea Studies -Harness and Tether Study

nquigley

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A friend sent this to me. I have never seen it before and am just getting into it and thought it best to share with my fellow harness and tether wearers.

http://sfbama.org/fs/Safety At Sea Studies USS tether and harness 1999.pdf#page2
It's comprehensive, but the report is 20 years old now. There are many much-improved PFDs with integral harnesses now, whose designs have addressed weaknesses revealed earlier.
Here's a recent related topic: safety tethers:
https://www.pbo.co.uk/seamanship/is-it-safe-to-use-a-tether-25125
 
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