Personal Rescue Device - significantly reduces rescue time. The MSA Latchways® PRD is a lightweight, unobtrusive personal rescue device that is an integrated full body harness system for self-rescue. In the event of a fall the device lowers the person gently to the ground in a controlled descent.

Part Number

Rescue Pole


Personal Rescue Device (RH2 Model) with Large Harness

  • 65ft (20m) length
  • Significantly reduces rescue time
  • Self-activated
  • Available model for Arc-Flash
  • Available with EVOTECH line of full body harnesses
Markets: Construction, General Industry, Mining, Oil & Gas, Utilities
Applications: Working at Heights, Firefighting, Search & Rescue, Emergency Response
The device features a 20 m spool of Aramid rope which is released at a controlled rate through an integral braking mechanism. The innovative design uses quality componentry and a limited number of moving parts to always ensure 100% mechanical integrity.

The range:

  • RH2—Two point harness (dorsal and chest attachments)
  • RH3—Three point harness (dorsal, chest and work positioning waist belt attachments)

Approvals subject to change without notice and may differ based on configuration, part number and/or country.
Contact Customer Service or check approval label on product for specific approval information.

  • ANSI Z359.14  (Full-Body Harness)
  • ANSI Z359.4 (Self-Rescue System)
  • CSA Z259.10 (Full Body Harness - Excludes Arc Flash models)
  • CSA Z259.2.3 (Descent Devices - Excludes Arc Flash models)
  • OSHA
  • EN361:2002 (Full Body Harness)
  • EN341: 2011 Type 1, Class D
  • Successfully assessed against EN 13463-1:2009 and EN 13463-5:2003 under ATEX category Ex II 2 G c IICT3
  • AS/NZS 1891.1:2007