Derrickmans Harness enables safe monkey board operations.

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Targeting oil industry personnel, ExoFit(TM) XP allows Derrickman to safely lean out from work platform to reach drill pipe in center of derrick or mast. Unit includes quick-connect buckles, removable washable padding, protective label pack, and reflective piping. Designed to meet requirements of AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 standard, harness is equipped with i-Safe(TM) intelligent safety system, which tracks inspections, controls inventory, and manages information.


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Capital Safety Introduces the Exofit(TM) Xp Derrickmans Harness

Ideal for use by oil industry personnel when working on the derrick/monkey board! DBI-SALA, a Capital Safety brand solely dedicated to the fall protection market, has announced the launch of their NEW ExoFit(TM) XP Derrickmans Harness. DBI-SALA has designed a purpose built harness specifically for the Derrickman to perform monkey/tubing board and basket work."The work of a Derrickman is both highly skilled and extremely dangerous, they are exposed to the greatest risks of any worker with regards to falling on a drilling rig," says Rick Millar, Technical Manager for Capital Safety, Australia and New Zealand. "A comfortable and functional harness is critical to the smooth and safe operations on the board". The harness has been constructed will all the necessary features to allow the Derrickman to safely lean out from the work platform (monkey board) to reach the drill pipe in the centre of the derrick or mast. The optional Derrick belt with large frontal pad provides extra comfort while positioning drilling pipes. Belonging to the ExoFit(TM) XP family, the new Derrickmans harness provides the ultimate in comfort, durability, ease of use and security for monkey board operations. Not to mention standard features such as quick-connect buckles, 30 day comfort guarantee, removable washable padding, protective label pack, reflective piping and i-Safe(TM). The Derrickmans Harness meets the strict requirements of the new AS/NZS 1891.1:2007 standard and is equipped with DBI-SALA's i-Safe(TM) intelligent safety system to track inspections, control inventory and manage information. i-Safe(TM) utilises RFID equipped fall protection equipment combined with web enabled information management to take fall protection to a new level of performance and safety For more information regarding DBI-SALA's NEW ExoFit(TM) XP Derrickmans Harness call us on 1800 245 002 (AUS), 0800 212 505 (NZ) or visit www.capitalsafety.com. Capital Safety, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of height safety, confined space and industrial rescue equipment with 9 operating sites worldwide, is home of the DBI-SALA and PROTECTA brands.

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