Lightweight, flexible fall protection for those on the edge

Honeywell has launched Miller TurboLite TM Edge – a new lightweight and highly durable self-retracting lifeline (SRL), which, at just 1kg*, makes it the lightest 2metre Edge SRL on the market. The new fall protection system, which is 15 percent lighter than most comparable products, offers users in the construction, maintenance, utilities and oil and gas sectors increased comfort, freedom of movement and immediate arrest in case of fall.

“We recognised a growing need for a lightweight, fully edge tested and compliant SRL, that would help workers in demanding conditions and environments feel safe and confident with their fall arrest device,” said Corentin Barbieux, product manager of fall protection solutions for Honeywell Industrial Safety, EMEA. “The lifeline has been designed to provide workers with a single solution for protection in all working at height situations, including those at foot level.”

Miller TurboLite Edge is fully edge-tested and certified for workers weighing up to 140kg due to the use of highly durable reinforced webbing. The lifeline is also approved to be attached at foot level (FF2) to protect workers who are at risk of falling over an edge but have no choice for a higher anchorage point (FF1 or FF0). It has a quick locking mechanism for reduced fall arrest distance, especially important when little vertical clearance is available.

Other unique features include two swivels, one on the housing and one integrated to the aluminum anchorage connector, stopping users from feeling restrained whilst moving. The swivels prevent the webbing from twisting and therefore removes any risk of the retractor blocking when it is engaged.

The twist-lock top karabiner enables the SRL to be quickly and easily attached to a harness, while the inclusion of a highly visible fall arrest indicator on the webbing enables both user and safety manager to easily identify when the system has been exposed to a fall.

Miller TurboLite Edge is certified to EN360:2002 and meets all tests VG11.060 (edge), VG11.062 (140kg) and VG11.085 (FF2).

For more information about Honeywell Industrial Safety, its products and services, visit the website at http://www.honeywellsafety.com.

 About Honeywell Industrial Safety

Honeywell Industrial Safety (HIS), part of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions, helps organisations manage workplace safety. HIS offers the broadest range of industrial safety products — from personal protection gear for a worker’s eyes, ears and head, to fall protection harnesses and respiratory protection, software, first-responder gear and toxic and combustible gas monitors that protect the lives of workers — anywhere they are at risk — while also protecting the operations of their companies. Honeywell Industrial Safety is taking safety to the next level by leading the transformation from point solutions to connected solutions. Whether it’s wearables in gas detection and PPE or portables and fixed devices, our products help our customers with connected, real-time safety intelligence to respond to safety threats, manage risk to the business and improve productivity. HIS helps customers make better decisions by connecting sensors throughout customers’ operations to deliver a real time, accurate picture of safety at all times.

Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com

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