The second component of a personal fall arrest system is the Connecting Device. This may be a shock-absorbing lanyard, tie-back lanyard, retractable lifeline, rope grab and vertical lifeline, or similar device used to connect the body wear to the anchorage/anchorage connector.
A connecting device should be selected based on the work to be performed and the work environment. In addition, it is critical to consider potential fall distance when determining the type of connecting device to be used.reunion manufactures a wide range of innovative, user-friendly connecting devices for every application.
Always know your fall distance and select proper equipment to meet the fall clearance.
*For fall clearance under 14 1/2 ft. contact reunion Technical Service 800/873-5242
For a quick and easy alternative to calculating your fall distance, use the reunion Splat Indicator. Similar to a plumb bob, simply attach the device to an anchorage or to the lanyard at the anchoring snap hook and lower the weight using the attached string.