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Comparison table for MAGNA Safety Harnesses

Date: 
30th March 2013

The MAGNA safety harnesses have different configurations for fall arrest and work positioning with regards to dorsal, lateral, and ventral loops and D-Rings. The harnesses are renowned for their comfort and design.

Comparison tables for ELASTO Safety Harness and Rhino Safety Harness

Date: 
26th March 2013

Not sure which harness is best suited for your Fall Protection requirements? The two tables below outline the different features between the ELASTO and RHINO harness ranges. Feel free to call us for more info!

How to install an Anchorage Hook

Date: 
21st March 2013

Anchorage hooks are designed to attach to a secure point (eg scaffolding, railings, angle iron etc) which is suitable for fall arrest. An anchorage hook is easy to install, as shown by the photos below by slipping the large opening over the approved structure.

Functionality Tests Carried Out on Karabiners

Date: 
7th March 2013

The Karabiners in the KARAM range are put through a number of different functionality tests with different variations of the gate being closed and locked/unlocked.  The tests exert a force on the carabiners from different angles.  Click on the image below to view more details.

Tests carried out on all KARAM connectors used in Fall Protection

Date: 
7th March 2013

KARMA follows strict compliance to international quality standards with all the metal components of KARAM hooks & connectors subject to stringent testing and inspection procedures:

proof load testing

Proof Load Testing
The metal components are proof-load tested at a static load of 16kN

Dangers of Suspension Trauma

Date: 
5th March 2013

According to Wikipedia, Suspension Trauma can be defined as:

Steps to follow when using a Suspension Relief Strap

Date: 
5th March 2013

Should a fall occur with the wearer suspended in the safety harness, suspension trauma (orthostatic shock) may occur. Suspension trauma, also known as harness hang syndrome (HHS), is caused by blood collecting in the wearer's legs while suspended in the harness. Blood flow is restricted to the brain and may cause the wearer to faint. If the wearer is not rescued quickly, this may result in death or injury as the brain does not receive the oxygen it requires.

Extension Band for Rhino Full Body Harnesses

Date: 
28th February 2013

A unique optional extension band can be added to the safety harnesses in the Rhino Full Body Harness Range.

The extension band is made of a 30cm length of webbing and is attached to the Dorsal D-Ring.d-ring attached to extension band

 

Features of RHINO Safety Fall Arrest Harnesses

Date: 
23rd February 2013

Fall ProtectionThe RHINO safety harness range forms an important part of a fall arrest system. Each RHINO safety harness comes with unique features that provide comfort, ergonomics and fall protection to the wearer. The RHINO Safety Harness Range are CE Certified.

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Fall Arrest Equipment: Features of MAGNA full body harnesses

Date: 
19th February 2013

The MAGNA full body harness range from KARAM comes with the highest features of ergonomics, comfort, safety, quick connect automatic buckles and a tangle-free design.

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