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Helping workers return home safely and lead healthier lives.

Bringing together a history of innovation and excellence, 3M Personal Safety Division can now offer its customers access to the quality products, people and service of the trusted 3M™ DBI-SALA® and 3M™ Protecta® Fall Protection brands. With 3M Fall Protection, you can help elevate your employees’ safety and comfort to new heights.

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    3M™ DBI-SALA® - Safety without compromise for workers at height

    For over 75 years, at-height workers around the world have trusted DBI-SALA® products to help them get the job done well and get home safely. Today, 3M proudly carries on that tradition, delivering premier DBI-SALA® fall protection solutions that enable workers to do their best work safely and comfortably.


    3M™ Protecta® - Fall protection that’s there when you need it

    Every at-height worker deserves to be safe, no matter the size or nature of the job. That’s why Protecta® has become the choice of safety managers looking for reliable fall protection solutions that comply with safety regulations and help their workers get the job done. Now, as a part of a global and trusted brand in safety, 3M™ Protecta® solutions are the industry’s choice for fall protection that’s both practical and reliable.

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  • DBI SALA ExoFit Strata

    3M™ DBI-SALA® ExoFit™ Strata™ safety harness

    “Lighten up.” It’s what at-height workers have been trying to do for decades. That’s why we created the DBI-SALA® ExoFit™ Strata™ safety harness. It features a first-of-its-kind load distribution system that literally takes the weight off workers’ shoulders, resulting in a harness that is more comfortable, cooler and lighter to wear.

  • DBI SALA Lad-Saf X3

    3M™ DBI-SALA® Lad-Saf™ X3 detachable cable sleeve

    Climb ladder safety systems with ease and confidence. It’s simple with the new DBI-SALA® Lad-Saf™ X3 3/8" (9.5mm) detachable cable sleeve. This portable connection device connects the worker's harness to the ladder cable and glides freely up and down the cable as the worker climbs.

  • DBI SALA Self-Rescue

    3M™ DBI-SALA® Self-Rescue

    When seconds matter, you need a fall rescue plan that’s fast and effective—all while minimizing risk for others. Make self-rescue your first option with the DBI-SALA® Self-Rescue. It easily connects to your current safety harness and provides a way of escape from suspension.

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3M in the News

  • 3M Fall Protection

    DBI-SALA® Lad-Saf™ Sleeve – Stop Use and Voluntary Recall / Replacement

    At 3M, customer safety and confidence are high priorities. In light of reported incidents and potential misuse scenarios involving the original Lad-Saf sleeve, 3M has discontinued sale of the original sleeve, and is voluntarily recalling all original Lad-Saf sleeves. Please click on the link to take you to the Stop Use and Recall/Replacement Notice.

  • 3M OSHA Stand Down

    How to Fit, Wear, and Inspect your Fall Protection Gear

    In this article, which first appeared in CoatingsPro Magazine in the May 2016 issue, authors Mark Caldwell and Tim Thompson address the importance of using fall protection equipment—for people and for tools—properly. 

  • Fall Protection for Tools

    The Sky isn't Falling and Your Tools Shouldn't Either

    For all objects at height - including humans - the focus always should be on preventing things from falling rather than on catching objects, or on limiting the damage after they fall.

  • The New Fall Protection Code

    The New Fall Protection Code, ANSI/ASSE Z359.1 Overhaul

    It is anticipated that this newly overhauled standard will help to increase awareness and provide guidance to the complete ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code. In addition to Angley providing a background of the standard and how we've gotten to 2016, she provides a breakdown of the codes elements and looks into the future.

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