Latchways Personal Rescue Device®

The Latchways® PRD (Personal Rescue Device) is a lightweight and inconspicuous personal rescue system. It integrates a full-body harness, enabling self-rescue in the event of a fall. This device allows for a controlled descent, gently lowering the person to the ground.


Product Highlights

  • 65ft (20m) length
  • Significantly reduces rescue time
  • Self-activated

Product Details & Specifications

  • Descent Height: 65ft (20m) length
  • Complete Weight: 7.9lbs. (3.6kg)
  • User Weight: 130-310lbs. (59-141kg)
  • Descent Speed: 1.6-6.6ft (0.5-2m) per second
  • Component Parts: Descent line made from Aramid rope (UHMwPE rope with Aramid overbraid)
  • Available model for Arc-Flash
  • Available with EVOTECH line of full body harnesses


  • Working at Heights
  • Emergency Response
  • Search & Rescue
  • Firefighting


  • Construction
  • General Industry
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Utilities