safety harness

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: harness - belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurtsafety harness - belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
belt - a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
seat belt, seatbelt - a safety belt used in a car or plane to hold you in your seat in case of an accident
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"For instance, we train one person in the effective use of safety harness only to find a week later that he has left the company.
The most asinine excuse for not wearing a safety harness is the time-honored refrain, "It's my life, my decision, and I only answer to myself." That is so, so wrong.
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Robert has already climbed the Burj Khalifa but was made to wear a safety harness by the Dubai authorities.
Launder was wearing a safety harness but had apparently detached the harness to move to a different location in the tree.
The newly engineered treestand safety harness weighs in at less than 3 pounds.
His mother, the worrywart, agreed only after he promised to wear a safety harness. Since no one else was wearing one, I disagreed, thinking it was unnecessary.
Unlike last summer's high wire act over Niagara Falls, the 34 year-old did not wear a safety harness for the stunt.
But the 33-year-old daredevil, who crossed a 550m span over Niagara Falls in June, said that unlike the Canadian stunt he won't be wearing a safety harness this time.
The same thing can happen if you fall off an elevated stand and hang suspended in the air by your safety harness for too long.
"There were two main factors, the first of which was that even in August 2008 the Health and Safety Executive could have expected Mr Halligan to have been made to wear a safety harness when undertaking such a high risk activity.