3M PROTECTA REBEL SELF-RETRACTING LIFELINE INSPECTION NOTICE
August 28th, 2020
3M Fall Protection has identified a potential manufacturing issue with a limited number of 3M Protecta Rebel Self-Retracting Lifelines (with galvanized or stainless-steel lifelines) produced between October 14th, 2019, and February 25th, 2020. There have been no reports of injuries or accidents associated with this issue. This manufacturing issue could result in the SRL not engaging properly but can be easily detected through the pre-use inspection as specified in the Protecta Rebel Instruction for Use (IFU) document.
Impacted Part Numbers can be found at www.ProtectaRebelInspect.com.
End Users: Please follow the steps listed below.
Step 1: Locate the label on the Rebel SRL to identify the manufactured date. If the SRL has a manufacture date of 19/10 (October 2019) through to the end of 20/02 (February 2020), continue to step 2. (Please note that regardless of the manufacture date, all SRLs should be inspected prior to every use and by a competent person annually as per the IFU).