Daily Inspection Regimes

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Tool@rrest product daily inspection regimes.

Here’s a quick guide to inspecting your products. Remember that we are always on hand to help you define a formal, rigorous process before implementing a tethered tool programme.

TOOL@RREST TETHER

Prior to any work proceeding with your tethered tools, run the Tool@rrest Tether through your fingers and visually and physically check for:

Cuts or abrasions of the PVC exposing the steel core.
For burns or chemical erosion of the PVC coating.
Cuts through to the Steel core showing fraying of the Internal cable.
That the shrink is still in place at the joint.
That the Tether tag & Serial no is still in place.

If any of the above signs show, have the tether replaced.

TOOL@RREST RETR@CT 360

Pull the cord to its full extension and check for cuts, abrasions, burns, chemical erosion. Do not use if any of these signs.
Check the cord runs freely through the cleaning mechanism with no obstruction.
Check the backing plate (the locking mechanism that fits to the harness or tool belt) is not twisted or buckled.
Check the retraction button is not clogged or sticking.
Check the karabiner is securely attached to the cord and that the karabiner gate closes completely.

TOOL@RREST WEBBING LANYARDS

Check webbing for any cuts, abrasions, burns, wear or tear, chemical spillage that may compromise the strength of the webbing.
Check the stitching to ensure there is no fraying or deterioration the stitching.
Check the Male Connection Clip to ensure these are not broken.
Check that the Karabiner Gate opens and closes freely free of dirt and dust with no restriction and closes completely.
Check the Velcro connection on wrist lanyards is free of dirt and dust to ensure a good tight attachment.

TOOL@RREST WIRE LANYARDS

Check there is no fraying of the wire.
Check the integrity of the Karabiner that the Gate is free of dirt, that the screwgate Karabiner closes freely without restriction.
Check the connection point between Wire Lanyard and Karabiner is secure with no erosion or deterioration.

DO NOT USE IF YOU SEE ANY OF THE ABOVE SIGNS OF WEAR OR TEAR OR IF THE PRODUCT IS INVOLVED IN A DROPPED TOOL INCIDENT. REPLACE THE ITEM IMMEDIATELY.

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