3M Update on Recalled Fall Protection Devices

Source: 3M®

3M has announced that it has resolved the partial deployment of the energy absorber that led to the immediate stop use and recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge SRL issued in North America on July 25, 2019.

A robust solution has been identified, tested and certified to the ANSI standard Z359.14. With this solution, the energy absorber of these units will deploy properly under all circumstances of use for which these products are intended. The affected units can now be repaired and safely returned to service.

The company states, “Due to regional regulatory requirements, this solution is currently available ONLY in regions that recognize the ANSI standard. As other regulatory certifications are received, this solution will be made available in those regions. Until your unit has been repaired or replaced, the ‘Stop Use and Recall’ remains in effect and these units must be removed from service.”

A unit is safe to use if it has a green checkmark on the front label of the unit. This mark means the unit has either been repaired or has come from the factory with the revision and is certified for its intended use.