Product Recall / Replace / Stop Use

Product Recall/Replace/Stop Use

Products listed below have been recalled or replaced by the manufacturing company that may involve potential misuse scenarios that could result in serious injury or death.

Please identify your product below and stop using the product immediately.

Identify products below …

STOP USE AND INSPECT – Halo & Edge Cable Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRLs)

Action Date – MAY 19, 2017

HALO & EDGE CABLE SELF-RETRACTING LIFELINES

Stop Use for EVOLUTION HORIZONTAL LIFELINE SYSTEM

Action Date – MAY 17, 2017

EVOLUTION HORIZONTAL LIFELINE SYSTEM

Stop Use for COUNTERWEIGHT ANCHOR EVOLUTION LEAP POST

Action Date – MAY 17, 2017

COUNTERWEIGHT ANCHOR USING AN EVOLUTION LEAP POST

RECALL FOR ZORBIT™ ENERGY ABSORBER

Action Date – OCTOBER 12, 2016

ZORBIT™ ENERGY ABSORBER

RECALL FOR LAD-SAF™ SLEEVE

Action Date – AUGUST 30, 2016

LAD-SAF™ SLEEVE

Halo & Edge Cable Self-Retracting Lifelines

Action Date – MAY 19, 2017

STOP USE AND INSPECT – Halo & Edge Cable Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRLs)

STOP USE AND INSPECT – Potential Cable Fraying / Bird-Caging

This notice applies only to the Guardian SRL part numbers listed herein, and only for products manufactured from January 1st, 2015 through March, 2017. A small number of these units have shown an increased potential for cable fraying at the swage and/or cable bird-caging. If these conditions are present,Guardian will repair affected units at no charge. This notice does not apply to new/unused units.

There have been no accidents or injuries related to this condition. This is not a product recall.

PART NUMBERS AFFECTED:

This notice is limited to the following Guardian SRL part numbers:

  • #10910 (20’ 3/16” Galvanized Cable SRL)
  • #10912 (25‘ 3/16“ Galvanized Cable SRL)
  • #10915 (30’ 3/16” Galvanized Cable SRL)
  • #10920 (20’ 3/16” Galvanized Cable SRL-LE)
  • #10922 (25’ 3/16” Galvanized Cable SRL-LE)
  • #10925 (30’ 3/16” Galvanized Cable SRL-LE)
  • Any custom part (length: 30’ or less) that uses an Edge or Halo Cable SRL as its base model.

This notice does not apply to any SRL manufactured by Guardian subsidiaries, including Norguard Industries.

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Evolution Horizontal Lifeline System

Action Date – MAY 17, 2017

Stop Use for EVOLUTION HORIZONTAL LIFELINE SYSTEM
Stop Use for EVOLUTION HORIZONTAL LIFELINE SYSTEM

STOP USE – FIELD SERVICE ACTION

3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety) has received field reports of broken end-posts (also known as Leap Energy Absorbing Posts, or “LEAP posts”) used in roof-mounted EvolutionTM Horizontal Lifeline Systems. There have been no reports of fall-related injuries associated with this condition.

To remedy this situation, 3M is launching a global Stop Use – Field Service Action to replace all roof mounted end-posts used in these systems between 2005 and 2015 (at which time the Evolution HLL system was discontinued).

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Counterweight Anchor using an Evolution LEAP Post

Action Date – MAY 17, 2017

STOP USE – FIELD SERVICE ACTION

3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety) has received field reports of broken end-posts (also known as Lead Energy Absorbing Posts, or “LEAP posts”) used in roof-mounted EvolutionTM Horizontal Lifeline Systems. 3M has launched a global Stop Use – Field Service Action to address this situation. The same Evolution end-posts are also used in Freestanding Counterweight Anchor systems. There have been no reports of fall-related injuries associated with this condition.

To address the Freestanding Counterweight Anchor situation, 3M is launching a global Stop Use – Field Service Action to retrieve and replace all end-posts used in these Anchors sold between 2005 and 2015 (at which time the Evolution end-post was discontinued and replaced with a Roof Safe end-post).

Download the Official Product ‘Stop Use – Field Service Action’ Notice:

Zorbit™ Energy Absorber

Action Date – OCTOBER 12, 2016

RECALL FOR ZORBIT™ ENERGY ABSORBER

PRODUCT RECALL/REPLACEMENT NOTICE – IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED!

3M has has identified a production issue with its Zorbit Energy Absorbers that creates a risk of serious injury or death for a user in the event of a fall from height.

The part number for the affected Zorbit Energy Absorber is 7401013. This part can be sold individually or as part of a system.

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Lad-Saf™ Sleeve

Action Date – AUGUST 30, 2016

RECALL FOR LAD-SAF™ SLEEVE

PRODUCT RECALL/REPLACEMENT NOTICE – IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED!

3M has issued a safety recall notice regarding the original Lad-Saf™ sleeve. It has been discovered there could be potential misuse scenarios that could result in serious injury or death. It has been replaced by a completely redesigned next generation Lad-Saf sleeve.

This product was sold under the Capital Safety and DBI Sala brand names and is used for ladder fall protection.

Download the Official Product Recall Notice: