Latchways Personal Rescue Device®

Latchway Personal Rescue Device®

Personal Rescue Device – significantly reduces rescue time. The MSA Latchway Personal Rescue Device® is a lightweight, unobtrusive personal rescue device that is an integrated full body harness system for self-rescue. In the event of a fall, the device lowers the person gently to the ground in a controlled descent.

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  • 65ft (20m) length
  • Significantly reduces rescue time
  • Self-activated
  • Available model for Arc-Flash
  • Available with EVOTECH line of full body harnesses
  • Descent Height: 65 ft (20 m)
  • Complete Weight: 7.9 lbs (3.6 kg)/(2.2 lbs (1 kg) harness/5.7 lbs (2.6 kg) rescue device)
  • User Weight: 130 – 310 lbs (59 – 140 kg)
  • Descent Speed: 4.1 ft (1.25 m) per second
  • Secondary Rescue Mechanism: Should the user not be able to release themselves, the device can be activated by a third party
  • Component Parts: Descent line made from Aramid rope (UHMwPE rope with Aramid overbraid)
  • Training: Minimal user training required — no annual user refresher training required
  • Maintenance: Periodic examination limited to a series of visual inspections carried out by a competent person (full instructions provided)