STOP USE NOTICE - Guardian Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL's)
"As you may all be aware, there were several safety recalls for Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL’s) issued this summer by different manufacturers. Guardian has recently issued a STOP USE NOTICE recall information regarding the Guardian Fall Protection and Web Devices 3-Way Rescue and Retrieval self-retracting lifeline. Under certain conditions, braking forces may cause gear misalignment, potentially resulting in diminished rescue/retrieval functionality.
THERE HAVE BEEN NO ACCIDENTS OR INJURIES RELATED TO THIS PRODUCT RECALL.
Please reference the attached PDF file.
Please review your equipment inventory for these devices and take any necessary action as noted by the manufacturer."
OSHA Region 1 VPP Manager
(Shared from VPPPA Region II.)