Petzl to debut new helmets and rope rescue kit at ASSP 2019
New line of professional safety products increase efficiencies, value, and comfort
Petzl, manufacturer of professional safety equipment for over 25 years, will showcase the new STRATO and updated VERTEX line of ANSI compliant helmets with rated chinstraps, in addition to the JAG RESCUE KIT at the Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition.
The new and improved line of helmets expands on Petzl’s industry standard personal protective equipment by offering new models, updated features, and a wide range of accessories to better address the constantly evolving needs of the construction and general industry sectors.
The VERTEX helmet (shown above) is designed with a six-point suspension system that conforms to the shape of the users head for maximum comfort. This webbing suspension allows for maximum breathability while ensuring separation between the users head and the external shell in case of impact.
The STRATO is a remarkably lightweight and comfortable helmet due its dual inner foam construction. The liner incorporates an EPP (expanded polypropylene) and EPS (expanded polystyrene) foam to reduce weight and achieve superb shock absorption. The helmet comes in vented and unvented versions, as well as Hi-Viz colors yellow and orange for increased visibility.
Both helmet models will debut Petzl-exclusive CENTERFIT adjustment for quick-sizing and allows the helmet to be perfectly centered on the head. A FLIP&FIT system on the headband can fold into the shell for easy storage and transport. Each helmet can be personally modified with an extensive line of accessories using the new EASYCLIP system, which makes adding or removing accessories, like eye and face shields, simple and intuitive.
With a commitment to providing intuitive and dependable work-at-height equipment, Petzl is introducing an updated JAG RESCUE KIT, a ready-to-use rope rescue system. The kit makes for efficient pickoffs and lowering of casualties with an integrated 4:1 mechanical advantage. Included in the kit is everything needed to easily transfer the weight of a casualty from the lanyard to the rescue system and lower them to the a lower safe level; a JAG SYSTEM haul kit, a RING OPEN gated ring, an I’D EVAC descender with integrated brake, a CONNEXION FIXE 150 cm anchor strap, a BUCKET bag, and an AXIS 11 mm rope with two sewn terminations. It is available in three lengths: 30, 60 and 120 m; and comes loaded and ready to use.
These products, in addition to a new line of AVAO and ASTRO harness and the ASAP Personal Fall Arrest System, can be viewed at Petzl booth #1355 at ASSP Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 9th - 12th, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
For over 40 years, Petzl has developed innovative tools and techniques used by those who work and play in the vertical world. Today, Petzl is a world leader in work-at-height, fire and rescue, and tactical equipment and techniques. A family-owned business, Petzl is committed not only to quality and innovation, but also to giving back to the communities that have made it so successful. For more information, visit www.petzl.com.