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Fall protection harnesses

If you list products on our store, you must comply with all federal, state, and local laws and our policies applicable to those products and product listings, including this policy.

Fall protection harnesses covered by this policy

A full body harness is a body holding device used to protect from falls, by distributing the force of the fall over a large area of the body. These products ensure that the subject of the fall remains suspended in an upright position after the fall has occurred. Full body harnesses are designed to minimize the risk of injuries caused by suspension.

Examples of fall protection harnesses

Our policy for fall protection harnesses

Amazon requires that fall protection harnesses have been tested and meet the specific regulation or standard requirements listed below for all fall protection harnesses you list:

Product Regulation/Standard requirements
Fall protection harnesses (non-full body) ANSI/ASSE Z359 - Fall Protection and Fall Restraint
Fall protection harnesses (full body) ANSI/ASSE Z359.11-2014 - Safety Requirements for Full Body Harnesses

Required information

We may request this information from you at any time so we recommend you have it easily accessible:

  • Your company name (if applicable) and seller ID
  • Your contact information: email address and phone number
  • A list of all fall protection harnesses you list
  • Product images for all fall protection harnesses you list. Images must include all relevant:
    • Safety information
    • Compliance markings
    • Product hazard warnings
  • Any product instructions and/or manuals for all fall protection harnesses you list
  • Test reports from an ILAC ISO 17025 accredited laboratory confirming each product was tested to the regulations/standards listed above

Some labs provide special Amazon rates for testing. To find more information about these providers, visit the Seller Central Service Provider Network page.

How to submit information

If we contact you for compliance documents, complete the following steps to submit the requested information:

  1. In Seller Central, select Performance tab, and choose Account Health.
  2. Under Product Compliance Requests in the bottom right corner of the page, click Documentation Requests.
  3. Click Provide Documentation or Appeal next to the product.
  4. Select No to upload documents.
  5. Follow the steps in the Submit required documents section.
Note: Test Reports must contain images of the tested products including packaging, compliance markings, warning labels, and age grading, if applicable. The product images on the test reports must show that the product is the same when compared to the product images on the detail page.

Policy violations

If you do not provide the required information by the applicable deadline, we may:

  • Remove the relevant product listings
  • Suspend your ability to add new products and/or listing privileges
  • Withhold any payments due to you
  • Pursue legal action

We reserve the right to take any further actions that may be necessary in our sole discretion.

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