Ergodyne Announces Six New Preventive Solutions

Ergodyne announced six new additions to its Squids® line of trapping, tethering and topping solutions designed to prevent dropped objects on the worksite. The launch includes two shock-absorbing tool lanyards, two retractable lanyards, a water bottle holder/trap and tape measure trap.

“The new shock absorbing and retractable lanyards improve on already great designs for lighter weight, lower profile tool tethering solutions,” said Nate Bohmbach, Ergodyne Product Director. “In addition to evolving those products, we’ve also bumped up the size of our water bottle and tape measure traps to be able to accommodate larger gear.”

The Squids® launch includes:

Retractable tool lanyards: Squids 3002 – Belt Loop + Locking Carabiner and 3003 – Dual Locking Carabiners

  • Cut-resistant Dyneema® cord
  • Retractable design limits snag hazards and keeps low profile when anchored
  • Certified to tether hand tools up to 0.5lbs / 0.23kg in retracted state and prevents tools up to 2lbs / 0.9kg from becoming falling objects
  • Extends 48in / 122cm

Shock-absorbing tool lanyards: Squids 3101F(x) – Stainless Steel Carabiner + Loop and 3111F(x) – Dual Stainless Steel Carabiners

  • Corrosion-resistant stainless steel carabiners
  • Shock-absorbing to reduce dynamic force on body or anchor point
  • Certified to tether tools up to 15lbs / 6.8kg
  • Extends 38-48in / 96-122cm

New larger sized bottle holder: Squids 3775L – Large Water Bottle Holder & Trap

  • Secures up to 33.8oz / 1L water bottles, containers or canisters
  • Stainless steel belt clip for attaching to tool belts and fall protection harnesses & durable d-ring for tethering to tool lanyard

New larger size tape measure holder: Squids 3770XL – Tape Measure Holder

  • For large tape measures 30-40ft / 9-12m
  • Stainless steel belt clip for attaching to tool belts and fall protection harnesses & durable d-ring for tethering to tool lanyard

All of the products are third-party tested to the ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard for dropped object prevention.

“Last year, the industry saw an increase in the number of workers injured by falling objects — that’s a major problem,” said Tom Votel, President and CEO of Ergodyne. “Continuing to innovate and improve upon solutions in the drops prevention category is more important than ever.”

For more information, visit www.ergodyne.com.