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Climbing Harness promotes tower worker productivity and comfort.

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May 16, 2014 - While providing fall protection for tower workers, Miller AirCore Tower Climbing Harness features materials and components designed to reduce fatigue to promote all day endurance and increase productivity. Breathable, open-core padding technology is designed and placed to improve air flow and minimize contact with exposed skin to reduce chaffing and irritation, and DuraFlex® elastomer webbing stretches to conform to shape and movements of worker with minimal bunching, binding, or kinking.

Honeywell Safety Products

900 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI, 02917, USA

Original Press Release

New Miller Aircore Tower Climbing Harness Provides Superior Performance, Comfort and Durability for Tower Workers

Press release date: May 6, 2014

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA — Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced the new Miller AirCore harness for tower climbing — providing the ultimate in fall protection performance, comfort, and durability for workers on cell phone, TV, radio, and utility towers.

The new Miller AirCore Tower Climbing Harness increases both safety and productivity in the most challenging climbing environments, incorporating specific features for workers building or decommissioning towers, changing out transmission lines or antennas, or installing or replacing lights. These include:

Lighter materials and components: Up to 21% lighter than similar competitive harnesses for all day endurance, reduced fatigue, and increased productivity;
Breathable, open-core padding technology: Strategically designed and placed padding means up to 16% less surface area than competitive designs, to improve air flow; minimize contact with the  neck, lower back, and inner thighs; and reduce chaffing and irritation;
Removable, adjustable Bos’n chair: Rigid, leather attachment for added support;
Removable belt with tool loops: Uniquely designed to stay in position when disconnected, even when tools are attached;
Stretchable webbing:  Patented DuraFlex® elastomer webbing stretches to conform to the shape and movements of the worker with less bunching, binding or kinking.
Improved cam buckle: Lightweight, low profile, and specially designed to allow workers to easily adjust webbing with just one-hand;
Oversized ID tag: For quick and easy harness size identification; and
Stylish design: Featuring vibrant patterned webbing for high visibility and easy identification.

The new AirCore Tower Climbing Harness meets applicable OSHA 1926.502, ANSI A10.32, ANSI Z359.1 and CSA Z259.10-12 requirements, and is the latest innovation in a series of award-winning Miller AirCore fall protection harnesses.

For more information, visit www.millerfallprotection.com, contact your nearest Miller/Honeywell distributor, or call Honeywell Customer Care at in the US at 800-430-5490 or in Canada at 888-212-7233.

High resolution images of the Miller Aircore™ Tower Climbing Harness are available for download from: http://hwll.co/eegq.

About Miller® Fall Protection Products

Miller is a world leading brand in fall protection solutions, including: personal fall protection equipment; engineered fall arrest systems; collective fall prevention/barrier solutions; and professional services including training, audits, consulting, product inspection and repairs. For over 65 years, products labeled with the Miller brand have protected those working at height in a wide range of industries including construction, oil and gas, telecommunications, wind energy, transportation, mining, general industry, utilities and more.

About Honeywell

Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.

About Honeywell Safety Products

Honeywell Safety Products (HSP), a global manufacturer of leading personal protective equipment (PPE) and provider of safety solutions, helps company employees make safer decisions on their own and build an enduring culture of safety. With world class brands such as Honeywell®, Uvex®, North®, Howard Leight®, Miller®, Fibre-Metal® and Servus®, HSP offers a full range of quality PPE, including: protective clothing; fall and hearing protection products; solutions that protect hands, head, feet, eyes and face; along with respiratory, welding, first-aid, lockout/tagout and traffic safety equipment. Lead them to safety—visit www.honeywellsafety.com/culture to learn more.

Contact: Don Goncalves, Tiziani Whitmyre Public Relations, for Honeywell Safety Products, 781-793-9380, dgoncalves@tizinc.com

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