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wikipedia - 27 Sep 2017
American National Standards Institute/American Society of Safety Engineers standard ANSI Z359.1-2007 Safety Requirement for Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Subsystems and Components, section (for snap hooks and carabiners) is a voluntary consensus standard. This standard requires that all connectors/ carabiners support a minimum breaking strength (MBS) of 5,000 lbf (22 kN) and feature an auto-locking gate mechanism which supports a minimum breaking strength (MBS) of 3,600 lbf (16 k

External bag, carabiner struck Hydro One tail rotor: TSB

Vertical Magazine (press release) - 21 Dec 2017
Investigators noted these bags are normally attached to the AirStair with double-lock carabiners. A Hydro One crew demonstrates the use of an external AirStair platform. Mike Reyno Photo. Shortly before the accident, the pilot picked up the three ...

GJPD Releases Investigation into Death at Get Air

WesternSlopeNow - 15 Jan 2018
"I saw the carabiner that was attached to her harness. It caught like it was normally supposed to," the employee at the bottom of the Silo told police. "I saw that she was falling much faster and so I just instinctively tried to get underneath her ...

Colorado Woman Dies in 70-Foot Bungee Fall

Newser - 15 Jan 2018
The Grand Junction Sentinel reports that in results confirmed by state investigators, the company that makes the device says it carried out tests and the "device, webbing, and triple-locking carabiner were found to be intact, and functioning normally ...

Witnesses: Device 'flung off' in fall

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - 13 Jan 2018
Two witnesses told Grand Junction police investigators they saw a carabiner detach from 20-year-old Ciara Romero after she jumped off a nearly 80-foot-tall platform at a Grand Junction indoor recreation park, leading to her fall and death. A 27-page ...

State officials investigate death at local silo attraction

KKCO-TV - 09 Jan 2018
He said the device seems to be fine on paper, but they will test the device at the company's offices. "At this point, it doesn't look like any part of that device failed. What we see is a failure for positive attachment between the carabiner at the end ...

Clip and Play Music with the Reimagined JBL® Clip 3 Bluetooth Speaker

Business Wire (press release) - 08 Jan 2018
Taking on a new design, the JBL Clip 3 delivers increased durability and colorful new fabrics. The new shape takes its iconic carabiner to the next level, framing the entire perimeter of the speaker, and acting as a bumper. The inside of the carbineer ...

Improvised 2-to-1 Hauling System for a Down Firefighter Removal - 22 Dec 2017
One end of the rope has a figure eight and a carabiner; this end is attached to your point of entry. The other end is clipped to a hook inside the bag. As the officer moves forward, the rope plays out of the bag. The Level II bag contains 200 feet of ...

In Dubai, Flying With the Falcons

New York Times - 17 Jan 2018
CreditDanielle Villasana for The New York Times. Nineteen passengers — Chinese, Scandinavian, French and me — gathered around Mr. Schaefer, who gave a safety briefing, fitted us with harnesses and carabiners, divided us into two groups and hustled us ...

State Agency Investigating Death at Get Air Facility

WesternSlopeNow - 06 Jan 2018
"It's hard to say, "Scott Narreau, the program manager for department's amusement ride and device safety team, "It looks like the patron's harness become unattached from the carabiner on the mechanism." Narreau and other investigators point out, it is ...

Meet JBL's next-gen Clip 3 mini Bluetooth speaker

CNET - 08 Jan 2018
JBL's Clip 3 ($60) arrives this spring in several color options. David Carnoy. We've been fans of earlier JBL Clip mini Bluetooth speakers and there'll be a new Clip 3 ($60) showing up in stores later this spring. There's no word yet on international ...

The Carabiner Clip Is a Versatile Tool That Parents Need

Lifehacker Australia - 16 Nov 2017
Rock climbers have long hailed the beloved carabiner, a tool unmatched in versatility. But did you know it's also a baby registry staple? About 10 years ago, some marketing genius took the ubiquitous metal clip and rebranded it with a terrible name ...

Recall: Made-in-USA Carabiner Can 'Break While In Use'

GearJunkie - 28 Nov 2017
The 'biners have the marking “Omega-17 UL Classified USA” printed on the front and “Meets NFPA 1983 17ED MBS kN 40 G” on the back. The two-digit lot code “OD” marks the bottom of the spine. Omega sold them individually in silver, black, and red. If you ...

Omega Pacific recalls G-FIRST series carabiners with possible defects

The Spokesman-Review (blog) - 22 Nov 2017
"The carabiner can break while in use, posing a risk of injury or death to the user," according to the commission's website, which notes that no incidents or injuries have been reported. Omega Pacific is based in Airway Heights west of Spokane. The ...

HEROCLIP: The Carabiner Gets An Upgrade

Lifehacker Australia - 26 Jul 2017
At recent outdoor trade show The Outpost, we spent some time hanging out with HEROCLIP, a welcome improvement to the ubiquitous carabiner. $18 · QLIP09-BRK Qliplet Go Seattle. From amazon. 1235 purchased by readersGizmodo Media Group may get a ...

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