Counterweight Single Anchor

Counterweight Single Anchor

The Portable Counterweight Single Anchor is a highly customized and adjustable anchor designed for keeping the user safe while operating over buses, railcars, RV’s, tankers/trucks, etc. without sacrificing safety. The lightweight design allows for easy mobility around the job site with a pallet jack or forklift.

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CAI Safety offers a highly customized and adjustable anchor called the Portable Counterweight Single Anchor. This modular system is designed for easy adjustment and maximizing flexibility without sacrificing safety. The lightweight design allows for easy mobility around the job site with a pallet jack or forklift.

With three adjustable height models and one fixed height version plus three mounting options, there is a configuration to fit virtually any bus, railcar, RV or tanker/truck fall protection need. All systems are rated for one person use and provide 360° mobility within the safe working radius from the 360 Rail anchor point. This system is OSHA compliant

NOTE: Full-body Harnesses are not included with this system. Please purchase harnesses separately by visiting the ‘Accessories’ tab on this product page.


The Counterweight Anchor is moved by pallet jack mover, forklift, and overhead crane. System weighs under 5000 lbs.

A 360 degree rotation mast with limiting rotational stops means your anchoring device is directly above you. Height Adjustable mast allow for ease of use indoors and out.

Small base footprint of 5′ x 5′ allows for positioning and use of Portable Counterweight Anchor in tight quarters. Our custom design team is always available to meet your unique and specific fall protection needs. Onsite assembly, certification and training are available upon request.


  • Glide 360 rail/trolley with 6.5 ft. (2.0m) offset
  • Lightweight aluminum & steel construction
  • Integrated rotational locking pins
  • 360 degree mast rotation
  • 6 ft. (1.8m) safe working radius
  • Built-in height adjustment handle
  • Powder coated safety yellow
  • Built-in lifting point
  • Zinc plated and stainless steel hardware
  • 1 Person per Glide Trolley with a combined weight (including clothing, tools, etc.) of no more than 420 lbs. (191 kg)
  • PFAS w/ Shock Absorbing Lanyard:
    • Maximum Arresting Force: 900 lbs. (4 kN)
    • Maximum Free Fall Distance: 6 ft. (1.8 m)
  • PFAS w/ Self Retracting Device:
    • Maximum Arresting Force: 900 lbs. (4 kN)
    • Maximum Free Fall Distance: 2 ft. (0.61 m)

!! CAUTION !! This is a fall protection system. The system must be used in strict conformance with the manufacturer's instructions. Failure to do so may result in serious injury or death. You can download the system manuals from the 'Downloads' tab. Do not use or operate this system unless you are properly trained. You are also encouraged to contact us in case of any questions. more info

Reference Pic Item # (SKU) Item Description
Adjustable & Fixed Height Jibs (Jib Size)
Counterweight Single Anchor CSS-8530557 10 ft. to 15 ft. Adjustable Height Jib only
CSS-8530558 13 ft. to 20 ft. Adjustable Height Jib only
CSS-8530559 15 ft. to 25 ft. Adjustable Height Jib only
CSS-8530571 21 ft. Fixed Height Jib only
Base Type & Mount
 Top Floor Mount CSS-8530565 Top Floor Mount – FIXED
 Concrete Floor Mount CSS-8530564 Concrete Floor Mount – FIXED
 Counterweight Base without Concrete CSS-8530621 Counterweight Base (Add your own Concrete) – PORTABLE
Accessories (Add-ons)
  CHOOSE Galvanized 20ft. or 30ft. Self-retracting Lifeline
 Counterweight Base Jack Leveling Kit CSS-8530563 Counterweight Base Jack Leveling Kit

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