Tethers in action. Can you spot the dangerous error Phyllis is making, back before we knew better?
As those of you who have been reading here for a while know, we—Phyllis and I with the help of the smart people that comment—have been working for over three years on better person overboard prevention systems and practices. A project inspired by our realization that current common practice is deeply flawed and may even be worse than no tethering system at all.
If that statement comes as a surprise to you, you will need to read through the rest of this Person Overboard Prevention Online Book before going any further.
Let’s finish this project by looking at tethers: