load limiters Archive
It is time to reconsider our approach to Vertical Rescue (VR) equipment. Many VR teams train at drive-up venues and use equipment similar to that shown in the following image. However, back-country rescue teams normally have to carry
Twenty-five years ago, rope access was struggling for acceptance as an appropriate method of work on building and construction sites. Thanks to the efforts of committed individuals and associations, it is now common practice and there are currently tens of
The Energy Absorbing Lanyards Quiz was published on the 11 November, 2015. It has had 760 completions with an average result of 67.1%. Below is an overview of the quiz and its statistics.
Shock packs, load limiters, energy absorbers, tear-away lanyards are all terms which refer to a manufactured component that can be included in rope-based systems in order to limit the peak force applied to a falling body. There
A quick quiz to test your understanding of various configurations of energy absorbers and lanyards. There are 5 multiple choice questions. Once you have finished, click on the “View questions” link at the end to see the correct