Suspension Trauma: What to do when you are left hanging?

By |2021-04-29T19:18:50+00:00January 18th, 2021|Compliance, Construction, Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment, OHS Culture & Climate, SHEQ|

Suspension Trauma, also known as ‘orthostatic intolerance’, ‘harness-induced pathology’,or the term I prefer, ‘suspension intolerance’ is a reasonably unknown hazard to many safety officers; or employees working in an environment which puts them at risk of experiencing suspension trauma. Before I go further, please note that the information that follows is my opinion; based on