Self Retracting Lifeline features tie-back capabilities.

Press Release Summary:

Employing hook with 5,000 lb gate strength designed for tie-back use, Talon(TM) fall protection device eliminates need for separate anchorage connector. Single- and twin-leg versions are designed to withstand forces that occur from tie-back use and feature impact indicators on each leg to gauge applied forces. Three layers of webbing in tie-back area of lifeline provide abrasion resistance for added safety, and 3.5 ft of tie-back webbing enables anchorage around most structures.

Original Press Release:

Capital Safety Pioneers Industry's First Self Retracting Lifeline with Tie-Back Capabilities

DBI-SALA TalonTM Tie-Back Self Retracting Lifeline minimizes cost and installation time

Red Wing, Minn - January 14, 2007 - DBI-SALA, a Capital Safety brand, introduces the new TalonTM Tie-Back Self Retracting Lifeline that eliminates the need for a separate anchorage connector, minimizing cost and installation time.

This revolutionary fall protection device offers a unique solution for providing a tie-back capability to the recognizable self retracting lifeline. Complete with a unique hook with 5,000 pound gate strength designed specifically for tie-back use and increased durability. Talon(TM) is ideal for use in general construction, maintenance work, scaffolding, steel erection, as well as, tower climbing, maintenance and erection.

The single-leg and twin-leg 100 percent Tie-Back Talon(TM) self retracting lifelines are designed to withstand the forces that occur from tie-back use. To gauge the forces being exhorted on the fall protection device, the self retracting lifeline is equipped with impact indicators on each leg of either the single or twin leg versions.

"We are dedicated to the continuous innovation within the construction industry," states Charley Bryant, product marketing manager of hardgoods at Capital Safety. "We are eager to introduce this new solution that offers a better, easier and ultimately safer alternative to getting the job done."

Three layers of webbing in the tie-back area of the lifeline provide more abrasion resistance for added safety. The 3.5 feet of tie-back webbing ensures that the lifeline can be anchored around most structures. In addition, the new Talon(TM) Tie-Back Self Retracting Lifeline meets OSHA standards.

Capital Safety, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of height safety and fall protection equipment with 9 operating sites worldwide, is home of the DBI-SALA and PROTECTA brands. All of Capital Safety's fall protection and rescue systems are backed by the best training, technical assistance and customer service in the industry. For more information, contact Capital Safety at 800-328-6146, 651-388-8282 or visit them on the web at

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