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When a tool is dropped in this situation, it will often incur a Fall Factor 1.5 or greater.
With this in mind, all our products:
- Go through third party testing, to destruction
- MBS's (Minimum Break Strain) assigned
- WLL (Working Load Limit) assigned
- Safety Factor assigned
All our testing is carried out by third party, NATA accredited test centres.
In addition, our lanyards have listed a MTW (Max Too Weight) or Recommended Tool Weight. This is the weight of tool, that if dropped, will remain safely under the WLL of your lanyard.
This is an added step by us to make it easier for you to choose the right lanyard for the job and keep yourself and others safe on the job site.
Using the Full-Reach lanyard as an example
Listed on the Full-Reach lanyard is:
MBS: 4.5kN (450kg)
WLL: 0.45kN (45kg)
MTW: 5.33kg at Fall Factor 1.5
So dropping a 5.33kg tool from around shoulder height with the lanyard anchored on the harness will generate 45kg of force. Which is still safely at the Full-Reach lanyards WLL.