Definition of safety harness in English:

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safety harness


A system of belts or restraints to hold a person to prevent falling or injury.
Example sentences
  • It also said that Mr Kneller received inadequate briefing and supervision and should have been given an approved safety harness rather than a restraint belt.
  • A window cleaner who plunged 45 ft to his death from a third-floor window ledge must not have had his safety harness fastened, an inquest heard.
  • Lead instructor Alan Taylor, who has a reassuring Scottish accent, clips me into a safety harness that hangs from a moving trackway.

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