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What Harness Do I Need for Fall Protection


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What Harness Do I Need for Fall Protection

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Best Harnesses for Your Fall Protection Needs

make it easier to choose a safety harness that address your safety concerns. Lists based on pricepoint, quality, and industry needs

What Fall Protection Harness Should I Buy?

The goal of this article is to make it easier for you to choose a safety harness that address your safety concerns.

The products listed here are meant to be purchased locally in lethbridge or online. All product prices are based on single purchase online. All prices listed in CAD





Harnesses for a tight budget - Under $100

Keep in mind that cheaper harnesses may not meet your requirements and we do not guarantee that the product meets your local safety standards.

That being said if you need to get something without spending much here are some options for universal harnesses:

1  - Polyester Vest Style Full Body Adjustable Compliant Harness with Buckles
Supplier: Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools
Brand: North Safety Products is an ecomony line owned by HONEYWELL
Price: $60
Industries: Universal
Style: Vest Style
Description: Full Body Harness with adjustable shoulder straps, back D ring and mating leg buckles.

2  - Velocity HUV with Chest Pass-Through Buckle and Leg Tongue Buckles
Supplier: Amazon
Brand: Norguard
Price: $56
Industries: Universal
Style: Standard
Description: The Velocity Harness is one of the best available economy harnesses on the market. Revamped from older, basic designs, the Velocity is one of our most popular models. It offers dual lanyard keepers that reduce the risk of excess webbing getting in the way during work, as well as a customizable patch that allows workers to customize harnesses without jeopardizing webbing integrity.

3 - Non-Stretch Orange
Supplier: Fastenal
Brand: Honeywell
Industries: Universal
Style: Standard
Price: $75
Description: Univ size, Tongue Buckle legs, Non-Stretch Webbing

Supplier: Levvit Safety
Brand: Protecta
Industries: Universal
Style: Standard
Price: $95
Description: Design incorporates improved fit, updated colours, and lightweight hardware and padding.. All Pro harnesses with Comfort Padding (Pro Deluxe models) feature cushioned shoulder, leg and hip padding for increased comfort and additional security during a fall. Quick-connect buckles enable one-handed operation for fast, easy donning

5 - Full Body Harness
Supplier: HD Supply
Brand: Workman
Industries: Universal
Style: Standard
Price: $80
Description: Quality, comfort, and value come together in the Workman line of products. Workman Full Body Harnesses feature lightweight components and durable webbing. For corrosive environments, the Workman® Stainless Steel Full Body Harness comes equipped with stainless steel hardware.

Harnesses based on quality


GOOD safety harnesses

Supplier: Acklands-Grainger
Brand: Honeywell
Industries: Universal
Style: Standard
Price: $171

2 - PRO Construction Harness
Supplier: Amazon
Brand: 3M
Industries: Construction
Style: Back and Side D-Rings, 420 lb. Capacity
Price: $101
Description: With designs that incorporates improved fit, updated colors, and durable yet lightweight construction, PRO harnesses provide greater comfort and added safety — which translates to reduced worker fatigue and increased productivity. Protecta has many of the same features as higher priced equipment, such as ergonomic design, impact indicators, serial numbers, steel hardware and options for specialized needs and budgets. Go with PRO gear incorporating exceptional performance and value - compliance has never been so easy or economical!                                        

3 DYNA-I Lightweight Universal Harness 1ED
Supplier: Safety Supplies Canada
Brand: Dynamic
Industries: Universal
Style: Standard
Price: $115
Description: Lightweight "DYNA-I" Vest style Harness with adjustable shoulder straps, 1 large back D-ring , pass-thru quick connect leg strap buckles. CSA certified class A . Size Regular and X-Large


BETTER safety harnesses

1  -  Cyclone HUV Harness
Supplier: Simplified Safety
Brand: Cyclone
Industries: Fall Arrest, Work Positioning, Rescue, and Rope Access
Style: X- Back
Price: $125
Description: designed with an unique “X-back,” which prevents harness straps from tangling, as well as a specially cushioned mesh net for better shock absorptions. Combination buckles on the shoulder and leg straps make this harness incredibly adjustable, and the web keepers on the shoulder straps allow for excess webbing to be easily secured.

2  - DELTA ll Vest
Supplier: Fastenal
Brand: Sala
Industries: Construction, Oil and Gas, Transportation, General Industry
Style: Standard
Price: $196
Description: Delta™ harnesses combine a set of "industry-first" advancements, with popular features making them the workhorse of the industry. Today's Delta™ represents the culmination of more than twenty years of design, research, manufacturing know-how and on-the-job performance. Delta™ harnesses are as tough as the guys who wear them. They feature coated, corrosion-resistant hardware, water-repellant and abrasion-resistant webbing and a build quality that is second to none. A patented triangular design gives Delta™ harnesses a shape of their own, so you can don them quickly and easily. Throw it in the tool-box or in the back of your truck, think you can tangle it? Just pick it up and it's ready to put on, tangle-free. The Delta™ pad also incorporates a web spreading design, positioning webbing wider apart on shoulder straps to eliminate abrasion on your neck.

3  - Full Body PeakPro Harness
Supplier: Safety Supply Canada
Brand: PeakWorks
Industries: Universal
Style: Hi Visibility
Price: $215

  • Class A, certified to both CSA Z259.10 and ANSI Z359 standards
  • High visibility colour, two-tone colour scheme for ease of donning
  • Padded shoulder, back and leg straps for all-day comfort
  • Fully adjustable for a universal fit
  • 5 points of adjustment ensuring a good fit (2 leg, 2 torso, 1 chest)
  • Stab Lock leg and chest buckles for quick donning
  • Sub-pelvic strap for added safety and support
  • Fall indicator for easier inspection before use
  • Large back D-ring for easy connection
  • Meets or exceeds all applicable OSHA standards
  • Polyester webbing
  • 400 lb (180 kg) capacity (combined weight of person, tools, clothing, etc.)

BEST safety harnesses

1  - Edge Harness
Supplier: Simplified Safety
Brand: Monster
Industries: Universal with construction options
Style: Full body and ideal for rugged terrain
Price: $422
Description: One of the most popular additions to our Edge family of harnesses has been the specially designed, highly rugged and durable Monster™ Edge Harness. This harness includes all the standard features of our popular Edge Harnesses along with the new addition of Monster Harness Webbing. This harness is ideal for highly abrasive and rough environments.

2  - EXOFIT Harness W/Back D-Ring
Supplier: Fastenal
Brand: Exofit
Industries: Universal
Style: Vest
Price: $419
Description: Medium DBI SALA® Polyester Blue/Gray Vest EXOFIT Harness with Back D-Ring

Supplier: Acklands Grainger
Brand: Sala
Industries: Confined Space, Rescue, Suspension
Style: Rope Access/Rescue Harness
Price: $909
Description: Harnesses, Exofit Nex(TM) Suspension Harness, 5D


Harnesses based on industry requirements



Construction Premium Edge Series Harness
Supplier: Simplified Safety
Brand: NorguardStyle: Vest
Price: $909
Description: The Guardian Fall Protection Premium Edge Harness features an award-winning design, with five points of adjustment, an impact indicator, and an adjustable dorsal D-ring. Its padded shoulders, leg straps, and back are closed cell foam with mesh lining that allows the material to breathe while also keeping moisture away from the body. Convenient pockets offer workers places to store radios, flashlights, cell phones, or heat or hydration packs. Our special web keepers and sewing process also function to keep all webbing secured to the harness for maximum safety. All in all, the Premium Edge Harness provides the best worker protection and comfort available on the market.


EVOTECH Arc Flash Harness
Supplier: PK Safety
Brand: MSA
Style: Arc Flash Welding Harness
Price: $445
Description: MSA's premium EVOTECH Arc Flash Harness provides outstanding arc flash protection for utility company employees and contractors who work at heights. It's 30% lighter than comparable harnesses. Made with 100% Kevlar webbing, the EVOTECH Harness is fire-resistant and effective in the event of a fall after an arc flash. Its properties make formal inspection easy and is designed to provide both comfort and protection with Kevlar shoulder pads. MSA's patent-pending horizontal leg strap conforms to the user’s body for enhanced support. Meets strict ASTM F887, ANSI 1359, and OSHA standards for arc flash and fall protection.


ExoFit NEX Black-Out Rope Access & Rescue Harnesses
Supplier: Amazon
Brand: Sala
Style: Rope Access/Rescue Harness
Price: $534
Description: he 3M™ DBI-SALA® Exofit NEX™ Blackout Harness (Rope & Rescue) is the most comfortable and reliable fall protection harness that is ideal for stage and event rigging and tower work.

High Visibility

Miller H-Design Hi-Vis Vest Harness
Brand: Honeywell
Style: Full Vest
Price: uavailable
Description: New comfortable lightweight high visibility vest specifically developed for use with the Miller H-Design® harness, to be visible from a distance and in dark environments. Vest supplied with Miller H-Design DuraFlex 2 points harness with automatic buckles (2 sternal loops version or 2 D version). vest available in 2 yellow or orange colour. Possibility to supply the vest with other Miller H-Design harnesses.


ExoFit NEX™ Flotation Harness
Supplier: Capital Safety
Brand: Sala
Style: Flotation Vest
Price: unavailable
Description: Flotation Harness, (size = Medium), with 275N integral personal flotation device, rear stainless steel D-ring, front fall arrest loops, stainless steel quick connect buckles, non-slip hybrid comfort padding, suspension trauma straps, impact indicator, REPEL™ technology webbing, comfort guarantee


Miller AirCore Positioning Harness with Quick Connect Buckles
Supplier: Acklands Grainger
Brand: Honeywell
Style: Positioning
Price: $311
Description: The new Miller AirCore™ Tower Climbing harness provides the ultimate in performance, comfort and durability – exceeding expectations even when used in the most challenging climbing environments! This new line of AirCore harnesses keeps your workers comfortable and safe – increasing productivity. It is designed for workers climbing cell phone, TV, radio and utility towers, while building/decommissioning towers, changing out transmission lines/antennas, or installing/ replacing lights.

Confined space entry/retrieval harness

ExoFit NEX™ Confined Space Harness
Supplier: Heightech
Brand: Sala
Style: Rescue suspension/ confined space
Price: $786
Description: ExoFit NEX™ harnesses are the most advanced harnesses in the industry. They’re the culmination of our experience with ExoFit™ and ExoFit™ XP, ongoing research and the incorporation of new materials and innovative features. True to our NEX mission, we manufacture these harnesses using materials that won’t add unnecessary weight for ultimate comfort. When speed and efficiency are project requirements, ExoFit NEX™ will provide the freedom and confidence to function at your maximum potential. Finally, ExoFit NEX™ harnesses are designed using materials that last.Get into the best, the ultimate comfort, function and durability harness, ExoFit NEX™.