By Solar Today Magazine June 6, 2014
RED WING, Minn. – May 22, 2014 – Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® brands of fall protection equipment, introduces the DBI-SALA SEAT-BELT™ and ExoFit Nex™ Lineman Harness. Designed by linemen for linemen to provide maximum comfort, efficiency, safety and ease of use, the new SEAT-BELT is made of soft, contoured 100% top grain leather with rolled edges that offer durability along with comfort at the hip. Additionally, the patent pending weight distribution and reinforced seat features provide the most ergonomically correct solution in the industry for linemen working at height for extended periods of time.
“Safety is always the number one priority when working at height, but it does not have to be at the expense of comfort,” said Tim Thompson, Softgoods Product Manager at Capital Safety. “Linemen told us they need greater comfort—not just comfort for comfort’s sake, but so they can focus on the task at hand for extended periods of time to get the job done right. We listened and that’s what our new lineman SEAT-BELT delivers.”
About the New DBI-SALA SEAT-BELT
The innovative, ergonomically designed DBI-SALA 4D SEAT-BELT provides maximum freedom of movement along with ease-of-use and versatility with four D-rings. Crafted of 100% top grain leather from Red Wing, Minn., it also offers the ultimate in comfort by distributing weight throughout the belt.
Additionally, the grommet tongue buckle belt offers lineman easy adjustment along with improved durability. Users can also make hassle-free connections using the SEAT-BELT’S two large full floating, s-shaped D-rings. The two smaller D-rings on the SEAT-BELT have been designed for use with the DBI-SALA Cynch-Lok™ and other fall-restricting devices. Customers can also choose a 2D lineman model with two large full-floating, s-shaped D-rings.
About the ExoFit Nex Lineman Harness
The ExoFit Nex Lineman Harness integrates the new lineman SEAT-BELT into the industry’s most comfortable harness—the ExoFit Nex—to deliver an industry leading combination of comfort, efficiency, safety and ease of use for linemen.
Offered in both suspension and vest styles with extremely comfortable padding, the harness features a revolver buckle and stand up aluminum dorsal D-ring, along with locking, quick-connect buckles. Front connections are designed for ladder climbing, and can be used for evacuation and rescue situations. Dorsal connections are designed primarily for connection of fall arrest systems. A vest style is also available in Arc Flash Nomex®/Kevlar®webbing. The SEAT-BELT and harness meet all applicable ASTM, OSHA and ANSI industry standards.
For More Information
- Access the product brochure for the new DBI-SALA Seat-Belt and ExoFit Nex Lineman Harness.
- View a video about the new DBI-SALA Seat-Belt and ExoFit Nex Lineman Harness.
About Capital Safety
Capital Safety, a world leading designer and manufacturer of height safety and fall protection equipment with 26 operating sites worldwide, is home of the DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® brands. All of Capital Safety’s products and services are backed by extensive training, knowledgeable technical assistance and professional customer service. For more information, contact Capital Safety at 800-328-6146, 651-388-8282 or visit www.capitalsafety.com.