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Climbers with original Lad-Saf cable sleeves warned to immediately stop using them  

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Capital Safety/3M announced a Stop Use and Recall/Replacement notice today for their original Lad-Saf sleeve after a limited number of incidents occurred involving a serious injury or death in the U.S. while tower climbers were using the sleeve. Although Capital Safety/3M said their review didn’t reveal product hazard or risk scenarios that would arise in the ordinary and proper use of …

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Petzl releases information on possible cracks on its ASAP LOCK

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Petzl, is requesting that the users of its rope grab, the ASAP LOCK, inspect the unit to ensure that there are no cracks on the stainless steel arms. During a routine inspection on March, 30, 2016, one customer detected three of these products to have the cracks and they will be returned to Petzl for analysis, according to information provided …

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Tractel fall arrest product alert in the U.S. proves to be a false alarm

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Tractel North America says that an industry news report that triggered Facebook posts today identifying that the company sent a “product alert to the tower industry” stating that their retractable fall arrester Blocfor 10AES should be checked for a possible device problem in the U.S., is inaccurate since the affected products that were manufactured in the U.K., not in Germany …