Features April 2018 Issue

When is it Time to Retire a Safety Tether?

Rules of thumb are rather useless when it comes to equipment that is stored in a locker and then used roughly. We’ve broken lots of new and old equipment during testing and learned a lot about what to look for, but even so we are often surprised when good looking equipment fails and scratched up stuff works fine. Inspect closely and often, regardless of age.

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