Accession Number : ADD015498

Title :   Safety Line Harness.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 13 Nov 90, patented 22 Sep 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Liu, Francis C ; Harris, Beth E

Report Date : 22 Sep 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A safety line harness for restraining and arresting the snap-back of a parted line to prevent casualty or injury, the safety line harness having at least one restraining line, with first and second ends, each restraining line attached to an attachment point and communication with the harnessed line. When a harnessed line parts, the restraining lines of the present invention elongate to absorb the energy of the parted line and the parted line is restrained and arrested by the restraining lines.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *HARNESSES, *WIRE ROPE, ATTACHMENT, CASUALTIES, ENERGY, INVENTIONS, SAFETY, WOUNDS AND INJURIES, RESTRAINT, SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE