Personal Fall Limiter: Durable Line For Sharp Edges
The TurboLite Extreme personal fall limiter is designed to maintain its strength even when sharp edges are present on the surface. Its web lifeline is cut-, chemical- and abrasion-resistant and is rated for up to 420 lb. An integral shock absorber prevents damage to the lifeline during a fall. The personal fall limiter is available in working lengths of 6 ft to 12 ft, including twin configurations and a wide range of connectors.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.