A safety recall notice has been issued for the Zorbitt Energy Absorber by 3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety), according to an Urgent Industry Safety Alert issued by the National Association of Tower Erectors. The recall is limited to lot #2101506 through 2464624.
3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety) identified a production issue with its Zorbit Energy Absorbers that creates a risk of serious injury or death for a user in the event of a fall from height. Although there have been no reported accidents or injuries associated with this issue, 3M Fall Protection is voluntarily recalling a limited lot range of this product and will replace affected energy absorbers free of charge.
NATE encouraged all companies and industry stakeholders to consult the Official Product Recall Notice for more details.