Personal fall arrest system (PFAS)
A system designed to provide protection to a person from falls. The PFAS should consist of an anchorage, connector and a synthetic webbing full body harness which may include a lanyard and a deceleration device.
Source: API RP 54, Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations, Third Edition, August 1999 (2007). Global Standards