VRS - VERTICAL RESCUE SYSTEM
The VRS is designed for the rescue of one person by another
The VRS is for use on a person who has had a fall arrested
and is left hanging on a lanyard, webbing or wire rope line.
The faller may be raised or lowered to a safe position.
When the faller is raised the rescuer has a 5:1 mechanical
advantage, which reduces the effort required.
The upper pulley wheels lock when the faller is being lowered.
This increased friction allows the rescuer to lower the
A rescue pole is used to 'fish' for the fallers' harness
The rescue pole is sturdy and adjustable. The
rescue karabiner has a large opening which
assists with locating the attachment point.
The VRS may be attached to front or rear
attachment point on a harness.
Conformance: SWL - 136kg