Does the harness clearly displays a certification mark and serial number
Harness Serial Number
Is the manufacture date within the 5 year working life?
Check condition of rear "D" Ring for:
Fatigue/Rust (Excess of 15% surface coverage)
Check plastic back plate, fasteners, web tidies, adjusters and connectors for:
Hold the harness up by the shoulder straps and ensure the the webbing hangs evenly
Connect buckles and ensure harness is not distorted and hangs evenly
Check webbing for signs of UV (colour fading is a good indication of UV damage)
Check webbing for signs of chemical damage(staining is a good indication of this and can be identified if the harness appears brittle or hardened)
Check condition of all software, must be free from:
Harness is approved for use at time of inspection?