Tool & Equipment Safety Tether System
- Wed 26th May 2021
- Houston, TX
Falling object hazards from elevated locations is a serious jobsite safety concern. Reliance recognizes this hazard, and developed T.E.S.T.S. to assist in jobsite dropped object protection.
A 15 lb (6.8kg) tool dropped a distance of 6 ft (1.8m) can generate forces greater than 1000 lbs (4.4kN) when arrested with no energy absorption. To combat this issue, Reliance has developed a tool lanyard technology (patent pending) that can limit a fallen tool’s arresting forces to 450 lbs (2kN) or less. Tools and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs (22.6kg) can be accommodated with this technology.
Not all tools and equipment have adequate connection points for lanyard connection. The Reliance Tool Lanyard Series provides several field installable tool/equipment connectors that can withstand the potential forces that heavier dropped tools can generate.
To see everything T.E.S.T.S. can do for you check out our video.