In the dynamic environment of occupational safety, the secure tethering of various equipment is paramount to preventing accidents, injuries, and potential damage to valuable tools and devices on job sites. Ergodyne, a distinguished leader in personal protective equipment, addresses this critical need with a suite of innovative solutions tailored for different types of equipment commonly found on work sites. We delve into the solutions to safeguard those hard-to-tether items like power tools, tape measures, radios, and personal devices and in the absence of the right lanyard attachment points, fear not – because we don’t just find solutions; we can create them, with innovative dropped object prevention!
1. POWER TOOLS
The Squids 3780 Power Tool Trap is a robust tool designed to securely wrap around the battery portion of cordless power tools such as drills and impact drivers. It features a nickel-plated cast iron D-ring that allows easy attachment to a lanyard, preventing accidental drops. This tool is approved to the ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard, ensuring it meets the highest safety requirements.
- Constructed from durable 1000D nylon with a water-resistant backing.
- Two hook and loop straps secure the battery boot to the drill battery, ensuring safe and easy tethering.
- Safe working capacities: 4.5 kg.
2. TAPE MEASURE
Tape measures are ubiquitous tools on job sites, and the Squids 3770 Tape Measure Holder ensures they remain safely tethered. This holder is designed with rugged 1200D and 600D polyester materials, making it durable enough to withstand tough conditions. It comes in two sizes to accommodate various tape measure lengths, helping to prevent them from becoming falling hazards.
- ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 compliant, offering a tested and approved solution.
- Easy to use with hook and loop straps that secure the tape measure inside the trap for safe tethering.
- Stainless steel belt clip attaches securely to a tool belt, ensuring easy access.
Cordless radios are indispensable on job sites, but they pose a risk of becoming dropped objects when working at heights. The Squids 3772 Radio Holster Trap addresses this concern by providing a secure and easily accessible holster for cordless radios. It is ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 compliant and available in two sizes to accommodate different radio dimensions.
- Rugged polyester construction with heavy-duty elastic hook and loop straps for secure protection.
- Zinc-plated cast alloy D-ring on the back for tethering to tool lanyards.
- Easy installation with elastic hook and loop straps securing the radio inside the trap.
4. SMARTPHONES & PERSONAL DEVICES
Introducing the Squids 3151 Coil Lanyard, a dynamic solution designed to safely tether devices and accessories weighing up to 0.9kg. This comprehensive set includes a swivel hook on one end, a low-profile detachable loop on the other, and three double-sided mini adhesive mounts. Engineered for convenience and durability, this lanyard ensures your valuable items stay close at hand, reducing the risk of costly drops.
- The 360° rotation allows for quick and snag-free attachment to various surfaces, ensuring versatile and secure tethering.
- Easily threads through small captive holes in mini adhesive mounts, facilitating secure connections and quick exchanges.
- Minimises snags and tangle hazards, ensuring the lanyard stays discreet and out of the way during use.
- Equipped with high-strength 3M VHB tape, the three self-adhesive mounts securely attach to devices and accessories, preventing drops.
- Adhesive pads are high/low temperature resistant and waterproof, ensuring reliability in diverse environmental conditions.
5. NO TETHER POINTS?
Discover the versatility of the Squids 3755 Self-Adhering Tape Trap—an ingenious solution crafted to corral Squids Tool Tails while providing an enhanced grip for an array of hand tools, power tools, and equipment. This 3.7m roll of self-adhering tape brings flexibility to tool security without the necessity of heat during application. Pair the Squids 3755 Tape Trap with web tool tails such as the 3103 Detachable Loops, 3700 Web Tool Tails, and 3713 Tool Tether Attachment for a comprehensive tool tethering system that overcomes the challenge posed by equipment lacking inherent tether points.
- ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Compliance: Ensuring strict adherence to safety standards, this tape trap is designed with your safety in mind.
- Say goodbye to mess and hassle. The Squids 3755 employs a clever design that requires no adhesives, making it not only user-friendly but also easily removable.
- Built for durability, the tape trap features fibreglass reinforcement, adding an extra layer of robustness to your tool security.
- With a substantial safe working capacity of 6.8 kg, the effectiveness of this tape trap depends on factors like length, tool type, tail, and lanyard used.
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