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US20120267198 PERSONAL FIRE SAFETY DEVICE  
A personal safety device for controlled-rate descent of a person from a building may include a cable control assembly having a frame attachable to the building. A cable may be wound on a cable...
US20150041253 RETRACTABLE LIFELINE ASSEMBLY  
A retractable lifeline assembly includes a housing having a first portion and a second portion separated by a plate portion having an aperture. The aperture places a first cavity of the first...
US20120193168 PORTABLE SAFTEY DEVICE AND METHOD  
According to one or more aspects, a portable safety device operable to be deployed adjacent to a work surface. The portable safety device may include a rail and a locking device disposed with the...
US20130068561 PERSONAL EMERGENCY DESCENDER SYSTEM, AND METHODS OF USE  
A self-rescue system and a method for providing self-rescue to fall-victims suspended in fall-arresting safety harnesses following an accidental fall enables such suspended fall victims to descend...
US20130240298 FALL ARREST SYSTEM  
A fall arrest system adapted for use in construction projects with wall studs of various spacing. The fall arrest system comprises a wall attachment bracket and a retractable harness line system,...
US20120228062 Belay Device  
A belay device for protecting a climber on a rope from a fall has a powered winding reel to which the rope is attached. A control mechanism acts to prevent slack in the rope between the climber...
US20050189176 Safety harness with removable outer shell  
A harness for a hunter is provided having a tree mounting assembly. The tree mounting assembly includes a retractor configured to arrest the fall of a user. The retractor contains about 20 feet of...
US20120073904 FALL PROTECTION SYSTEM  
An improved fall protection system has been developed. The system functions by: (1) arresting the fall of such users, thereby protecting them from impact with the ground which could cause serious...
US20110174575 Tank Lifeline System  
Lifeline systems include a worker harness hooked and slideable along a cable attached to a ratchet mechanism and extending between posts, through stand off pipes, or the like and generally...
US20140251731 Energy Absorber and Fall Arrest System Safety Device  
A safety device for use in a fall arrest or fall safety system includes an energy absorber to absorb energy in the event of a fall or other impulse event. The energy absorber is a resilient...
US20110067956 SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR PERSONAL HIGH ALTITUDE RAPPEL ESCAPE SAFETY DEVICE  
A personal, lightweight, high altitude rappel escape safety device is worn by an individual as a backpack and provides a safe means of lowering the individual from an elevated structure. The...
US20110147124 Regulated Descender  
Regulating apparatus for a descender comprises a spool 40, a line 48 wound upon the spool 40 to be drawn off during a descent and a fan 44 or similar brake operative upon the spool to limit its...
US20090211847 ENERGY ABSORBING LIFELINE SYSTEMS  
A lifeline system includes a lifeline and a hub around which the lifeline is coiled. The hub deforms to absorb energy at a predetermined level of force exerted thereon by the lifeline. For...
US20120061183 APPARATUS FOR SAFELY LOWERING USER FROM STRUCTURE  
An apparatus is disclosed for safely lowering a user from a structure. The apparatus includes a frame; a spool including a cable rotatably mounted on the frame; a securing device attached to the...
US20110278095 Fall Protection Arrangement  
A fall protection arrangement including a rotatable hub and a lifeline having a first end attached to the hub and a second end for removable attachment to a user, an engagement mechanism to...
US20080121463 Escape installation  
An escaping installation includes a winding unit to wind and rewind a cable, and an escaping gear; a telescopic arm to allow the escaper keeping safe distance from the wall; the escaping gear...
US20090260922 Distance limiting self-retractable lifeline  
A self-retractable lifeline (“SRL”) having the combination of an active fall arrest braking system and a passive restraint distance limiting mechanism that allows a user to pretension and preset...
US20110315483 SAFETY DEVICES COMPRISING A LOAD-BEARING COMPOSITE POLYMERIC HOUSING AND A LOAD-BEARING ANCHORAGE PLATE  
Herein are disclosed fall-protection safety devices comprising a load-bearing housing comprised of a composite polymeric material, and also comprising a load-bearing anchorage plate connected to...
US20110315482 PREASSEMBLED AND PRETORQUED FRICTION BRAKE AND METHOD OF MAKING A SAFETY DEVICE CONTAINING SUCH A FRICTION BRAKE  
Herein is disclosed a preassembled and pretorqued friction brake comprising at least a pressure plate, a ratchet ring, a friction ring, and a backing plate. Further disclosed is a...
US20090211848 SELF-RETRACTING LIFELINE SYSTEMS AND BRAKING SYSTEMS THEREFOR  
A lifeline system includes a lifeline and a drum assembly around which the lifeline is coiled. The drum assembly is rotatable about a first axis in a first direction during extension of the...
US20090211849 SYSTEMS FOR USE WITH MULTIPLE SAFETY DEVICES AND CONNECTORS FOR USE THEREWITH  
A system includes a support including an extending rigid member and a first attachment at a first position on the rigid member to which a first self-retracting lifeline is attached. The first...
US20100122874 PERSONAL EMERGENCY DESCENDER SYSTEM AND METHODS OF USE  
A self-rescue system and a method for providing self-rescue to fall-victims suspended in fall-arresting safety harnesses following an accidental fall enables such suspended fall victims to descend...
US20120145481 Fall Arrest System Safety Device  
A safety device, such as a safety block, for use in a fall arrest system, has an exit arrangement for the safety line exiting the device; the exit arrangement being arranged to permit the safety...
US20100025157 Self-Rescue Safety Device  
A self-rescue device includes a rope operatively connected to a lifeline connector. The lifeline connector is releasably operatively connected to a frame member of the self-rescue device, and...
US20090211846 Belay device  
A belay device for protecting a climber on a rope from a fall has a powered winding reel to which the rope is attached. A control mechanism acts to prevent slack in the rope between the climber...
US20110220436 Fall Protection System  
A fall protection system comprising a line wound onto a rotatable pulley having a centrifugal clutch which activates a gearbox which in turn drives an input shaft of a hydraulic actuator whereby...
US20100163343 PERSONAL ESCAPE DEVICE  
A personal escape device which can be used by men, women, and children, including physically disabled persons, to descend in a controlled and secure manner from high structures such as office...
US20110088976 SPEED RESPONSIVE ENGAGEMENT DEVICE  
A speed responsive engagement device comprises: a wheel arranged for rotation about a first axis and having a plurality of outwardly projecting spaced apart teeth with each pair of adjacent teeth...
US20100236867 Rotational Energy Absorber and Fall Arrest System  
A rotational energy absorber typically for use in a fall arrest system has a coiler, a length of plastically deformable strip and a deformer structure. The plastically deformable strip has a first...
US20080314685 Devices and Methods For Safely Evacuating an Individual During an Emergency From a Tall Structure  
The present invention relates to devices for safely lowering an individual, independent of the weight of the individual, during a fire from the higher floor levels of a tall structure to the...
US20110315481 CENTRIFUGALLY-OPERATED APPARATUS  
Herein is disclosed a centrifugally-operated apparatus that comprises at least a shaft with an axis of rotation and a pawl that is coaxially mounted on the shaft with at least a portion of the...
US20100252365 Personnel Transfer Device  
A personnel transfer device, of the type commonly used in offshore oil and gas operations, has a means for lowering personnel from the personnel transfer device in a controlled manner, with the...
US20100065373 Personal escape device and methods for using same  
The invention presents devices for controlled descent from buildings. Such a device includes a housing having a primary spool about which a cord is wound, a payload coupler for attaching a harness...
US20100224448 Safety Device with Fall Arrest and Descending Modes  
A safety device with fall arrest and descending modes includes a housing, a drum, a lifeline, first and second brake assemblies, and a control. The drum is rotatably operatively connected to the...
US20090223744 Safety Apparatus  
A safety apparatus (11) comprising a first housing (25) supporting a first spool (17) and a second spool (21) coaxially mounted and independently rotatable. The safety apparatus (11) also...
US20090173578 PERSONAL HEIGHT RESCUE APPARATUS  
There is provided height rescue apparatus comprising a casing which incorporates a bracket for attachment to a harness. The bracket can be releasably attached to a load element which is attached...
US20110147125 FALL PROTECTION SAFETY DEVICE WITH A BRAKING MECHANISM  
A fall protection safety device including a braking mechanism comprises a first component, a second component configured and arranged to move relative to the first component, and at least one...
US20120325586 Aircrew Restraint System with Integrated Communications and Controls  
Disclosed is a restraint system for a vehicle, such as a wheeled vehicle, boat, or fixed or rotary winged aircraft. The system includes a control system integrated into the harness and strap of...
US20110005865 APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLED DESCENT FROM AN ELEVATED LOCATION  
An apparatus for facilitating a controlled descent of a body is disclosed. The apparatus includes a rotatable reel around which a portion of a cable is wound, a first end of the cable secured to...
US20090078505 Safety device  
A safety device includes a locking mechanism connected to a first portion and a braking mechanism connected to a second portion. The locking mechanism includes at least one pawl and a biasing...
US20100282541 HEIGHT RESCUE APPARATUS  
There is provided a height rescue apparatus (4) comprising a flexible load element (6) for attachment at end (6a) to a safety line (3). The other end is attached to a flexible elongate element...
US20100044156 RAPPELLING SYSTEM  
An improved rappelling system for raising or lowering a person or an object to or from a stationary or moving elevated point includes at least one cable for supporting a person or an object, a...
US20170087392 FALL PREVENTION SYSTEM FOR PERIPATETIC PERSONS  
The present invention provides a personal support system for use by physically disabled and/or otherwise unstable persons. The support system generally includes: a body harness donned by the user;...
US20160348432 FALL PROTECTION DEVICE FOR A RESCUE CAGE OF AN AERIAL LADDER, IN PARTICULAR FOR FIREFIGHTING VEHICLES  
Fall protection device for a rescue cage of an aerial ladder, in particular for firefighting vehicles, comprising a retractable fall protection device having a body with a first and a second end,...
US20160220857 LIFELINE FOR A FALL PROTECTION SYSTEM  
A lifeline for use with a fall protection system, the lifeline including a first edge portion disposed at a first edge of the lifeline and including outer edge threads forming an exterior portion...
US20160074681 PERSONAL DESCENT SYSTEM  
A personal descent system is provided. The personal descent system includes a support structure coupling assembly and a control descent device. The support structure coupling assembly is...
US20150375021 LANYARD AND SAFETY BELT INCLUDING THE LANYARD  
In a reel 24 of a lanyard, a cam 46 is rotatable to change an orientation among a free orientation, a locking orientation, and a waiting orientation. The free orientation represents an orientation...
US20150307197 Multi-Use Emergency Descent Device  
A multi-use emergency descent device for descent of a payload from an aircraft has a tape assembly in operative communication with a braking assembly and return assembly. The tape assembly has a...
US20120055740 BRAKING MECHANISMS  
An eddy-current braking mechanism including a rotor, rotatable about a rotor axis; at least one electrically conductive member coupled to the rotor for rotation therewith; at least one magnet...

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