Miller® BackBiterTM Shock-Absorbing Lanyard – Model No. 8798B

cprewitt

July 29, 2009

backbiter-copyMSHA recently became aware of a backbiter rivet shearing, causing the keeper on the snap hook to detach from the unit.  This resulted in the loss of dual-action functionality of the snap hook.  Sperian Fall Protection, Inc., which represents the Miller brands, issued a letter to their customers instructing them to conduct a daily inspection (by the user) and a periodic inspection by a company-appointed competent person according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

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