Monday, 12 December 2011

Rollgliss Top 350 Safety Instructions

The new Rollgliss TOP R350 range of devices has been developed following experience in manufacture, maintenance and marketing of safety and rescue systems, inspected and certificated to meet or exceed the latest technical and safety regulations it has been granted the approval of the CE mark EN0158.

It complies with EN341,
EN361, EN795, EN1496, EN1497, EN1498.  It is also manufactured in accordance with OSHA, ANSI and NFPA standards.

Strict observance of the following operating maintenance instructions is essential.  Failure to comply with the present instructions will result in Rollgliss and its subsidiaries refusing to accept any liability for damages.

The required visual and functional load tests must be carried out each time the equipment is used.  To guarantee required safety standards, it is forbidden to modify the system from its original state either in part or in full.

If you are in any doubt about the condition or mode of operation of the equipment then the system or parts thereof must be replaced without delay and before the equipment is used.  Such work must be carried out exclusively by the manufacturer or by a Rollgliss authorised agency.

For the reasons of safety it is important to discontinue to use a system or a component part that has been subjected to strain as a result of a fall and to return the system, or component part to the manufacturer or to a Rollgliss authorised agency for servicing and renewed certification.

The system rope must not be exposed to any acids, alkaline solutions or any other harmful substances and should not be exposed to prolonged UV rays or sunlight.

Rollgliss should also be consulted if there are any doubts as to the possible effects of environmental or industrial agents upon the equipment.

It is in principle, possible to disinfect the system.  Approval for the disinfection procedure or disinfectant should first of all be obtained from Rollgliss. Weak solution of Savlon, rinse well in clean water.

The equipment or system may only be operated by trained and experienced individuals, who have been appointed or directed by the owner of the system for this purpose.

The owner of the system shall be responsible for setting a policy regarding training and for all visual checks and functional load tests, which are to be completed by the user.

These operating and maintenance instructions must be observed and followed with absolute precision before using the Rollgliss TOP R350 Rescue and Safety System.
Practice and regular training are essential, as personal injury may be suffered as a result of misuse of the equipment.

Visual checks and functional load tests are required each time the equipment is used.

When practising, the use of an additional protection against a fall is strongly recommended in case the equipment is operated incorrectly.



1 to 1 system         1 person (95Kg)
3 to 1 system         1 person ascending or 2 persons descending
5 to 1 system         2 persons ascending or 2 persons descending

Rollgliss assistance winch shown with a Jumar braking aid. The winch conveniently clamps onto the leg of a tripod and will work on square or round leg tripods. The winch has a full EN 1496 class B certificate when used with the Jumar breaking aid. If buying winches many do not have this EN requirement

Head assembly of the Rollgliss Tripod showing the four separate anchor points.

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