Best Shock Lanyards

Updated December 2019
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A shock lanyard helps absorb the energy of a fall so you are less likely to get injured. To qualify, the lanyard needs a shock pack that absorbs kinetic energy. Non-shock absorbing lanyards that lack the shock pack are only good for stabilization and resistance. If a fall happens in this case, you become the shock absorber. To prevent this, shock lanyards keep the forces on the body minimized to around 1,000 pounds or less. Available in different lengths of up to around six feet, shock lanyards are common in fall-protection setups used by construction workers and others who work at dangerous heights.

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