– Webbing Ropes and Hardware –
Use and Care
Failure to follow all instructions in the proper use and care of your webbing or rope can result in serious injury or death to the user and.or bystanders. It is the owner’s responsibility to educate users of this equipment of all points included in the Use Instruction in their entirety. In Addition, any person using, equipment obtained from SlacklifeBC, in any manner is personally responsible for learning the proper techniques involved, assumes all risks and accepts full and complete responsibility for any and all damages or injury of any kind, including death, which may result from the use of the equipment. The is no substitution for professional training to learn the proper techniques required for the use of the equipment. Contact info@SlacklifeBC.com for information regarding training.
Persons using this equipment must be fully aware of any physical limitations they may have. Use of this equipment could involve physical exertion beyond an acceptable level of persons who are in an above normal risk category for any type medical condition. Those under the influence of alcohol or drugs that may impair their abilities or judgment must not use the equipment.
Users must be aware that prior to use of this equipment a suitable rescue plan should be evaluated in the event of an emergency. The plan should include a minimum of how to conduct a rescue, location of the closest medical treatment facility and the contact information for the nearest emergency response providers. All involved should be made aware of any medical conditions, drug allergies or relevant information for everyone involved in the group.
The Equipment must never be modified from its original design. Modifications will result in an unsafe product and are not recommended under any circumstances. Modifications to the equipment can reduce performance specifications and void any and all warranties.
The tensile strength of ropes and webbing are for new gear. The strength will decrease with use and age. The listed Diameter of ropes is for new ropes. With use, ropes may shrink and as a result become a larger diameter as they shorten.
Always use rated, approved equipment on every part of your setup and safety setup to conform to the appropriate standards for which you are working in. Review and read all manufacture provided documentations and obtain professional training for use of the equipment.
Low Stretch and Static Ropes
Low stretch and static ropes (“low stretch”) are intended for use in rappelling, rescue, and rope access work and should never be used in a situation when the anchor point is below the user. Low stretch ropes must never be used in a situation where the potential fall factor is greater than 1. If there is a risk of a fall, do not tie in with a carabiner.
If the anchor point is below the user, a dynamic rope must be used
CE – Signifies conformity to European Directive.
EN1891 – Type A – Low stretch kernmantle rope designed for general use. (NEED LOGO)
UIAA -Union internationale des associations d’alpinisme (FR: International union of Apline – mountaineering and climbing federation)
AMGA – American Mountain Guides Association.
UL – Underwriters Laboratories Inc is an independent product safety certification organization.
NFPA – (NEED INFO)
SLACKLINING, HIGHLINING, MOUNTAINEERING, AND CLIMBING ARE POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS SPORTS. ANY PERSON USING SLACKLIFEBC PRODUCTS OR EQUIPMENT IN ANY MANNER IS PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR LEARNING THE PROPER TECHNIQUES INVOLVED, ASSUMES ALL RISK, AND ACCEPTS FULL AND COMPLETE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES OR INJURY OF ANY KIND TO THEMSELVES OR BYSTANDERS, INCLUDING DEATH, WHICH MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF SLACKLIFEBC PRODUCTS.
FROM PROPER USE OF THIS EQUIPMENT, CONTACT SLACKLIFEBC BY VISITING SLACKLIFEBC.COM OR CONTACTING INFO@SLACKLIFEBC.COM