A is for Anchorage Point
Commonly referred to as a tie-off point, the structure that supports the fall protection system, such as an I-beam. The Anchorage connector is used to join the connecting device to the anchorage point such as an anchor strap.
B is for Body Harness
Worn by the worker to connect him/her to the fall protection system.
C is for Connecting Devices
Attaches to the D-ring(s) of the body harness to join the worker to the anchorage connector such as a self-retracting lanyard.
D is for Descent/Rescue
Refers to the rescue plan of a fallen worker, which is a critical element of any fall protection program. Suspension Trauma Straps and Winch Systems are often used in the Descent/Rescue plan.