Tripod Systems

Tripod Systems for Confined Space and Rescue Applications

Light weight and portable, tripod systems can be combined with pulleys to accommodate a variety of winches and fall arrest devices for a wide range of confined space entry/retrieval and rescue applications. Whether you require a tripod system to access a confined space at your facility, or an accident requires the extraction of incapacitated personnel, versatility and ease of use make portable tripod systems an ideal solution for many confined space and rescue applications.

Tripod Systems
Tripod Systems
Tripod Systems
Tripod Systems
Tripod Systems
Tripod Systems
Tripod Systems
Tripod Systems

Design Considerations

Confined Space and Rescue Tripod Design Features

  • Pulleys mounted on top of head assembly provide additional overhead clearance in tight situations.
  • Tool-less set up and adjustment.
  • Quick release pins positively locate components at all adjustment points.
  • Light-weight tubular aluminum construction with rugged steel head assembly

 

 

OSHA Regulations

  • 1926.502(d)
    ‘Personal fall arrest systems.’ Personal fall arrest systems and their use shall comply with the provisions set forth below. Effective January 1, 1998, body belts are not acceptable as part of a personal fall arrest system. Note: The use of a body belt in a positioning device system is acceptable and is regulated under paragraph (e) of this section.
  • 1926.502(d)(20)
    The employer shall provide for prompt rescue of employees in the event of a fall or shall assure that employees are able to rescue themselves.

Did You Know?

It is the responsibility of the employer to provide proper fall protection to all workers who are exposed to fall hazards?