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Fall Protection and Rescue Solutions

3M Fall Protection elevates worker safety to new heights with the proven and trusted DBI-SALA® and Protecta® brands of fall protection equipment.

More than gear: The knowledge and experience to help workers return home safely and lead healthier lives.

Bringing together a history of innovation and excellence, 3M Personal Safety Division offers its customers access to the quality products, people and service of the trusted 3M™ DBI-SALA® and 3M™ Protecta® Fall Protection brands.

3M Fall Protection also offers training and services to help all workers at height and those who employ them understand that an effective fall protection program requires more than selecting the right equipment; it also requires certified fall protection training by professional instructors. Gain insight from our experience so you can help elevate your employees’ safety and comfort to new heights.

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The ABC's of Fall Protection

Effective fall protection requires a combination of products working together, often described as the ABC’s of fall protection. The anchorage connector, body support and connecting device—form a complete fall protection system for maximum worker protection. But don’t forget about D, E and F, the other important components of a comprehensive fall protection program: descent and rescue, education, and fall protection for tools.

Learn more about the fundamentals of Fall Protection.

Worker at height using fall protection harness, lanyard, rescue device, anchor and tool tether

Additional Fall Protection Systems and Services

  • Tall building under construction with guardrails and netting around open floors
    Netting and Guardrail Systems

    Create a safer work environment by using passive fall protection that doesn’t require active involvement of your workers.

  • Worker on roof connected to permanent lifeline
    Engineered Permanent Horizontal Lifeline Systems

    Build safety into your structure with the addition of permanent, custom horizontal lifeline systems. 3M offers consulting, design and manufacturing.

  • Smartphone and RFID-tagged fall protection equipment
    Connected Safety RFID Systems

    Keep track of your gear and safety assets with the 3M™ Inspection and Asset Management (IAM) System. Used with all kinds of PPE, it integrates seamlessly with factory installed RFID tags in most DBI-SALA products.

Fall Protection Resources

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Thinking About Fall Protection Video Series

Gain an introduction to the core concepts of fall protection in our free 11-part online video series.