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Alert: Self-Retracting Lifeline by PeakWorks Inc. Part # SRL-11302-20

  • Issued: May 5, 2017
  • Content last reviewed: May 2017

Disclaimer: This resource has been prepared to help the workplace parties understand some of their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and regulations. It is not legal advice. It is not intended to replace the OHSA or the regulations. For further information please see full disclaimer.

Hazard summary

PeakWorks has notified the Ministry of Labour (MOL) that 20 pieces of the SRL-11302-20 were sold in early 2014. None have been sold since. The requirements of the CSA standard are that these SRLs are to be returned to the supplier 2 years after the date of manufacture and yearly after that for inspection and service. PeakWorks has indicated that they have not received any back in the last few years for inspection and service. Therefore, these units should no longer be in service.

Locations and sectors

Construction, Industrial, Mining: wherever fall arrest equipment is used.

Suggested precautions

The MOL is advising all users of these devices to check the model they are using and if they are of this model to remove them from service and return to the manufacturer for inspection and recertification as per the CSA Z259.2.2-98 (R2009) requirements.

While this alert is related to a specific product, the CSA standard recommends that all Type 2 and 3 devices regardless of brand shall be returned to the manufacturer no more than 2 years after the date of the manufacture for inspection and maintenance, and annually thereafter.

For more information

Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Partners

Contact the Ministry of Labour Health & Safety Contact Centre at 1-877-202-0008.

Remember that while complying with occupational health and safety laws, you are also required to comply with applicable environmental laws.

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Disclaimer: This web resource has been prepared to assist the workplace parties in understanding some of their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and the regulations. It is not intended to replace the OHSA or the regulations and reference should always be made to the official version of the legislation.

It is the responsibility of the workplace parties to ensure compliance with the legislation. This web resource does not constitute legal advice. If you require assistance with respect to the interpretation of the legislation and its potential application in specific circumstances, please contact your legal counsel.

While this web resource will also be available to Ministry of Labour inspectors, they will apply and enforce the OHSA and its regulations based on the facts as they may find them in the workplace. This web resource does not affect their enforcement discretion in any way.