Portwest FP17 3 Point Comfort Harness

  • Three point harness that has an emphasis on comfort
  • Designed for fall arrest and work positioning work
  • Waist, chest and leg adjusters offer comfort
  • ID card pocket, metal buckles and chest loops for usability


Dispatched in 1 - 5 working days  

Dispatched in 1 - 5 working days

Our Price:  £21.90
Excl. VAT. (£26.28 Inc. 20% VAT)

Portwest FP17 3 Point Comfort Harness

The Portwest FP17 3 Point Comfort Harness offers impressive comfort when deployed, allowing you to work from height during fall arrest and work positioning work. The harness features three points, improving comfort and increasing freedom of movement when working at height.

Key Points of the Portwest 3 Point Harness FP17

  • Three point harness:
    • Two chest loops
    • One back pad
    • Two side D rings
    • Flat Bar Buckles
  • Certification:
    • EN 358: Work positioning
    • EN 361: Full body harness
  • Suitable for:
    • Fall arrest
    • Work positioning
  • Materials:
    • Polyester webbing
    • Alloy steel (heat treated)

What Is the Portwest 3 Point Harness FP17 For?

It is recommended that the Portwest 3 Point Harness is used as part of a fall arrest system or as part of a work restraint system. As it is a three point harness it provides superior comfort and high manoeuvrability, which makes it better suited to high level work.

What Is Fall Arrest?

Fall arrest systems attempt to prevent the risk of falling completely, by arresting the fall in a safe and steady manner. Careful consideration is set up to work this systems, as adequate distance between the users fall height and the floor needs to be considered. Furthermore, a rescue plan is required as in the event of a fall, suspension over a prolonged period is dangerous.

Fall arrest systems are suitable for specific types of work. These include:

  • Scaffolding
  • Wind energy
  • Tower crane erection and maintenance
  • High bay pallet racking
  • And many more...

What Is Work Positioning?

Work Positioning is a fall protection system whereby a worker is suspended in a work position in order to carry out a job. This is usually at height, and anyone who works at this height MUST have adequate training. These are usually used in conjunction with a fall arrest system.

  • Telecom
  • Utilities
  • Industrial rope access
  • Confined space
  • And more...

How Do I Fit the Portwest 3 Point Harness?

If you haven't had training in fall protection, then you need to receive the adequate training before you carry out this line of work. Instructions for the FP18 are as follows:

  1. Hold your harness up by the back dorsal D ring
  2. Place the harness over the shoulders in the same way you would wear a backpack
  3. Attach your chest and waist belt connections
  4. Reach underneath your legs, grab the leg straps, wrap them around each thigh and then attach to the connection points at the waist
  5. You should be able to place a flat hand between the strap and leg
  6. Tighten all straps to ensure a tight but comfortable fit

How Comfortable Is the Portwest 3 Point Harness?

The Portwest 3 Point Harness has been ergonomically designed with user comfort in mind. Three points of contact enable the equal distribution of weight across the entire harness, meaning that no unequal pressure is forced on a specific part of the body. Nylon webbing reduces any discomfort during use.

How Much Movement Do You Get While Wearing the FP17?

When working in high environments, movement is key. The three point brace enables you to have full movement of your body and arms, helping you to work competently without feeling as though the harness is proving problematic to your work. 

How Safe Is the Portwest 3 Point Comfort Harness?

Portwest produce safe, reliable and fully certified fall protection and PPE produce every single year. The FP17 Harness adheres to the following standards:

  • EN 358: Work positioning - Confirms that the work positioning belt and lanyard have withstood a static force test for more than three minutes.
  • EN 361: Full body harness - This standard states that the harness has passed the free fall test where 100kg is dropped in the harness.

What Materials Are Used in the Portwest 3 Point Harness?

To ensure high quality performance, the Portwest FP17 Harness is designed using a range of materials. These include:

  • Polyester webbing
  • Alloy steel (heat treated)

Conformity Statement

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Returns Information

Please note that due to the nature of fall arrest products, we cannot accept any returns on this item. The reason for this is to ensure that all products that are dispatched provide protetction to the level that is stated – we cannot attest to a returned product's safety of use as we do not know how it is handled or stored.

These restrictions on returns do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.


This item will be dispatched by Royal Mail, DPD courier or UPS courier.

The estimated delivery time for this item is usually 1-3 working days after dispatch when ordered before 14:00, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Please contact our Customer Care Team on 020 7501 0598 for an up to the minute delivery expectation for this product.

UK Delivery Charges

Certain orders delivered to the UK are subject to a delivery charge; refer to the table below for more information. Please note that all values are listed exclusive of VAT.

Order Value UK Delivery Charge
Up to £39.99 £4.95
£40.00 and over FREE