3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety) Issues Stop Use/Recall
3M Fall Protection has received field reports of broken end-posts. These are part of the Free Standing Counterweight Anchor Systems that are using their Evolution LEAP post. LEAP post meaning Lead Energy Absorbing Posts. The Free Standing Counterweight Anchor System is designed as a portable means to anchor a personal fall arrest system for a person working on flat roofs or structures. These LEAP posts are also used in roof-mounted horizontal lifeline systems.
The manufacture states there have not been any fall related injuries reported as of their May 17, 2017 released recall notice.
These posts are on recall and will be replaced by the manufacture free of cost to end users. The P/N’s affected include 7226000, 7240313, 7255000, 7255002 & 7255003.