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How to Inspect Cable Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL)

Ensure your safety by inspecting your fall protection equipment regularly. In this video series, we teach you how to inspect your fall protection gear to prevent potential catastrophes.

In this specific video, we focus on how to inspect Cable Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRLs) and what the removal criteria should look like. Regularly inspecting your SRLs before each use is crucial to prevent injuries, fatalities, or OSHA citations. Learn from our experts and keep yourself and your team safe at all times.

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In this video:

0:00 – Intro

1:02 – How often should you inspect your cable self-retracting lifeline?

1:20 – Do you need to be certified to perform an SRL inspection?

1:38 – What types of inspections shall a Cable SRL receive?

2:04 – What governing bodies should you look to when inspecting an SRL?

2:19 – What identification markings are required on a self-retracting lifeline?

2:53 – What are the rejection criteria for a cable self-retracting lifeline?

3:48 – How do you perform a cable self-retracting lifeline inspection?

8:10 – Cable self-retracting lifeline removal from service examples.

11:55 – Advice on sending self-retracting lifelines back to the manufacturer.

12:23 – Can a cable self-retracting lifeline be repaired?

13:00 – Next steps when a self-retracting lifeline is used in a fall.

13:35 – How to get FREE visual fall protection gear inspection guides.

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Disclaimer: Any advice, graphics, images, and/or information contained herein are presented for general educational and information purposes and to increase overall safety awareness. It is not intended to be legal, medical, or other expert advice or services, and should not be used in place of consultation with appropriate industry professionals. The information herein should not be considered exhaustive and the user should seek the advice of appropriate professionals.