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Fall Protection Harness increases wind turbine worker safety.

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July 8, 2014 - Combining fall protection safety while addressing comfort and productivity, Miller® AirCore™ Wind Energy Harness is designed for wind turbine construction and maintenance workers. Weight helps reduce fatigue, while amount of surface area covered helps keep workers cooler. Durable, removable lumbar wear pad features non-marring material, and removable belt with tool loops ensures harness stays in position when disconnected, even when tools are attached.

Honeywell Safety Products

900 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI, 02917, USA

Original Press Release

New Miller Aircore Wind Energy Harness Provides Wind Turbine Workers with Ultimate Fall Protection Safety, Comfort

Press release date: June 30, 2014

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND, USA — Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced the new Miller® AirCore™ Wind Energy Harness — specifically designed to provide the ultimate in fall protection safety, comfort, and productivity for wind turbine construction and maintenance workers.

The advanced design of the new AirCore Wind Energy Harness combines lightweight comfort with superior fall protection for workers who build and service wind turbines— reducing fatigue for all-day endurance and increased safety and compliance. Features include:

Light Weight - Up to 24% lighter than similar competitive harnesses for increased productivity and reduced fatigue.
Comfort - Up to 16% less surface area than other padding used on the market to keep workers cooler and working longer
Durable Removable Lumbar Wear Pad – Lightweight, non-marring material designed to protect the harness and the wall of the turbine from damage
Removable Belt with tool loops – Uniquely designed to stay in position when disconnected, even when tools are attached
Improved Cam Buckle – Lightweight, low profile and easy to adjust
Oversized ID tag – Provides quick and easy harness size identification

The new Miller AirCore Wind Energy Harness meets applicable OSHA 1926.502, ANSI A10.32, ANSI Z359.1 and CSA Z259.10-12 requirements, and is the latest innovation in the 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.  Photos of the new AirCore Wind Energy Harness can be downloaded by visiting the following link: http://hwll.co/AirCoreWindphotos.

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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