ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 is a standard that consists of design, testing, performance and labeling requirements for tool tethering systems and containers used to transport and secure tools and equipment at heights.
New 12-page guide includes sections on How to Select the Proper Tether or Retractable Lanyard, Tool and Instrument Tethers and Custom Tethers as well as tethers for hard hats to security cards
March 27, 2012
Injury, damage and lost work hours resulting from untethered tools falling from aloft cost U.S. industry about $6 billion a year. A staggering figure, yet this type of accident is almost completely preventable by using a relatively inexpensive tethering device.