Press Release Summary:
Engineered with steel components,Â TetherTrack™ Ranger Mobile Anchor offers 30Â° work angle in all directions, max weight capacity of 310 lb, and max arresting force of 900 lb. Unit can be attached to forklift, truck, or other related towing device and can be maneuvered so that anchorage point is positioned directly above user as work is performed, protecting from swing falls. With battery-driven powered set-up, system minimizes strain on workers during raising and lowering.
Original Press Release:
Gorbel to Introduce New Mobile Fall Protection Unit
The Ranger Mobile Anchor Represents Complete Flexibility
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Gorbel, a leading manufacturer of material handling and fall protection solutions, today announced the availability of its new mobile fall protection unit, the Ranger Mobile Anchor, which was showcased at the National Safety Congress in Atlanta.
The new addition to Gorbel’s successful TetherTrack™ product line is designed to be easily moved into place and erected. The Ranger Mobile Anchor can be quickly attached to a forklift, truck, or other related towing device and can also be maneuvered so that the anchorage point is positioned directly above the user as work is performed, protecting from swing falls. Used in conjunction with a full body harness and retractable lanyard, the Ranger Mobile Anchor provides a complete fall arrest system “on the go.”
“This mobile unit allows workers to continue their commitment to safety regardless of where the work is being done. Whether it be maintaining an aircraft, working on or around heavy equipment and machinery, or within any unique working environment, the Ranger Mobile Anchor promises safe and secure fall protection,” said Jeff McNeil, Gorbel Marketing Manager. “
Engineered with robust steel components for superior strength, the Ranger Mobile Anchor covers heights from 18 to 22 feet to address a wide range of jobs. The unit’s battery-driven powered set-up allows for use within moments, reducing strain on workers during both raising and lowering. Its compact design and single-plane erection allows for use in tight spaces and can be used in indoor and outdoor environments.
The unit permits for a 30 degree work angle in all directions, has a maximum weight capacity of 310 pounds, a maximum arresting force of 900 pounds, and meets all OSHA regulations.
The Ranger Mobile Anchor is the latest product in the TetherTrack™ offering of fall protection systems. TetherTrack™ engineered fall arrest anchor points have been installed in locations throughout North America to provide superior fall arrest based on the environment and work being performed. Industries from transportation to agriculture rely on TetherTrack™ for maximum protection at heights while maintaining productivity.
For more information on Gorbel Fall Protection Solutions, visit www.gorbel.com or call 800-821-0086.
Gorbel: A Class Above®
Gorbel® is an innovator and leader in the enclosed track work station crane industry. The company provides a wide variety of overhead handling solutions that handle loads from 50 lbs. up to 40 tons.
In addition to cranes, the company delivers innovative fall arrest systems, jibs and intelligent lifting devices. Since 1977, Gorbel has been dedicated to providing high-quality overhead material handling solutions backed by a commitment to on-time delivery, a focus on customer service and the industry's best warranty.