A member has drawn IMCA’s attention to problems with certain safety equipment used in work at heights. The equipment is the DBI-SALA Lad-Saf Sleeve. The manufacturer of this equipment reiterates that customer safety and confidence are their highest priorities, and confirms that in light of reported incidents and potential misuse scenarios involving the equipment, its sale has been discontinued.
Original Lad-Saf sleeves are being voluntarily recalled for replacement. Users of such equipment are asked by the manufacturer to:
“immediately stop using and quarantine all original Lad-Saf sleeves. Affected part numbers are: 6100016, 6116500, 6116501, 6116502, 6116503, 6116504, 6116505, 6116506, 6116507, 6116509, 6116512, 6116535, 6116540, 6116541, 6116542, 6116500C, 6116500SM, 6116507/A, 6116540b, 6160031, KC36116502, KC36116506 = 6116506, KC3PL3330, KC3L3330/0, KC3L3330ED, KC3SC2020 Contact 3M Customer Services at +33 4 97 10 00 10 or email us at [email protected], to discuss the replacement of your returned units with an X2 sleeve, depending on your needs, at no cost to you.”
Further information is available at http://en.capitalsafety.eu/Pages/News-Lad-Saf-Sleeve-Voluntary-Recall.aspx
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