HOW HANG-UPS CAN HURT YOU
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has posted an information bulletin on the health problems associated with hanging from fall-arrest equipment. "Suspension Trauma/Orthostatic Intolerance" describes
-- causes of orthostatic intolerance
-- prevention measures.
The bulletin also provides recommendations for worker training and rescue. www.osha.gov/dts/shib/shib032404.html