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Fall Protection and Rescue Solutions

3M Fall Protection elevates worker safety to new heights with the proven and trusted DBI-SALA® and Protecta® brands of fall protection equipment.

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Leadership at heights. Applied to harnessing safety through science.

Bringing together a history of innovation and excellence, 3M Personal Safety Division offers its customers access to the quality products, people and service of the trusted 3M™ DBI-SALA® and 3M™ Protecta® Fall Protection brands.

3M Fall Protection also offers training and services to help all workers at height and those who employ them understand that an effective fall protection program requires more than selecting the right equipment; it also requires certified fall protection training by professional instructors. Gain insight from our experience so you can help elevate your employees’ safety and comfort to new heights.

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The ABC's of Fall Protection

Effective fall protection requires a combination of products working together, often described as the ABC’s of fall protection. The anchorage connector, body support and connecting device—form a complete fall protection system for maximum worker protection. But don’t forget about D, E and F, the other important components of a comprehensive fall protection program: descent and rescue, education, and fall protection for tools.

Learn more about the fundamentals of Fall Protection.

Worker at height using fall protection harness, lanyard, rescue device, anchor and tool tether

Additional Fall Protection Systems and Services

  • Tall building under construction with guardrails and netting around open floors

    Netting and Guardrail Systems

    Create a safer work environment by using passive fall protection that doesn’t require active involvement of your workers.

  • Worker on roof connected to permanent lifeline

    Engineered Permanent Horizontal Lifeline Systems

    Build safety into your structure with the addition of permanent, custom horizontal lifeline systems. 3M offers consulting, design and manufacturing.

  • Smartphone and RFID-tagged fall protection equipment

    Connected Safety RFID Systems

    Keep track of your gear and safety assets with the 3M™ Inspection and Asset Management (IAM) System. Used with all kinds of PPE, it integrates seamlessly with factory installed RFID tags in most DBI-SALA products.

A Plan for Safety

An effective fall protection or rescue program doesn't happen by accident, and it takes more than just buying some equipment. It starts with a plan and a commitment to follow it to the letter. Get sample fall protection and rescue plans and related resources.

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More from 3M Fall Protection

  • Fall Protection for Tools Dropped Objects Standard

    Are you prepared for the upcoming Dropped Objects Standard?

    Did you know over the past year, 3M™ and several leading safety equipment manufacturers have been working with the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) to develop a standard for dropped objects equipment manufacturers.

  • Lad Saf Ladder Safety System

    OSHA Ruling Affects Fixed Ladders, Cages and Wells

    In November of 2016, OSHA published its final rule on Walking and Working Surfaces, updating the existing standard.

  • 3M Protecta Fall Protection Harness

    We're raising the bar with our 3M™ Protecta® harnesses.

    Now you can get comfort, convenience, upgraded features and a sleek, modern look— all at an entry-level price.

  • 3M Personal Safety display at trade show

    Upcoming events:

    World of Concrete 2019
    January 22-25, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV | Booth: O30325

    National Association of Tower Erectors
    February 4-7, 2019 | Grapevine, TX | Booth: 215

    American Society of Safety Professionals 2019
    June 9-12, 2019 | New Orleans, LA | Booth: 1137

Fall Protection Resources

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Recall Notice: Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge and the Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ Wrap Back Self-Retracting Lifeline

  • 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ edge Twin-Leg Quick Connect Self Retracting Lifeline

    Click here for stop use and product recall notice.

    On July 25, 2019, 3M Fall Protection announced an immediate stop use and product recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge and the Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ Wrap Back Self-Retracting Lifelines. 3M determined that in a fall and under certain conditions, the energy absorber of these devices may not properly deploy which could expose the worker to serious injury or death. There have been no reports of accidents or injuries associated with this issue, but these products must be removed from service immediately.

Thinking About Fall Protection Video Series

Gain an introduction to the core concepts of fall protection in our free 11-part online video series.

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