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Safety harnesses and lanyard webbing

Assessment of the effects of different types of abrasion on the tensile strength of safety harness and lanyard webbings. The main objective of this project was to examine the effects of different types of abrasion on the tensile properties of webbings used to manufacture safety harnesses and lanyards. Safety harnesses and lanyards are mainly used on construction sites and are exposed to many degrading factors which affect their performance. Report number HSL/2007/12.

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