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Bailout Systems, Harnesses

Rescue Rope, Bailout Systems



Fall Protection & Rescue Gear

Rich Armstrong - Regional Manager


To see more of what we offer contact an HSE Sales Rep

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Response Harness™


Specifically engineered for the technical rescuer who demands optimum performance in the ability to don quickly, adjust easily, and deliver overall comfort.


Rigtech Pack™


The innovative pack was designed to fulfill ongoing requests from rescue teams in need of a specialized rigging solution.


Palisade Pack


This full-featured custom pack holds the essentials for quick-response operations or team trainings; it also works as a great urban or travel backpack.




The ideal solution for rescue or rope access technicians who require optimum performance, dependability, and all-day comfort in their harness.


Whitney Pack™


Designed by rescuers for rescuers, this is the perfect SAR ready-pack to keep in your vehicle for your next call.

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Response Harness™

Helix™ Harness

Rigtech Pack™

CMC Rescue


Specialty Rope, Water Rope, Static Rope, Escape Kits

Matt Hunt - Regional Manager


To see more of what we offer contact an HSE Sales Rep

Search kits are an integral tool for fire departments performing large area search. The kit comes standard with our highly-reflective SearchLite rope.

220' of Rope

SearchLite Kit


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RIT Response Search Kit


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Comes with heat resistant, packable, 9 mm RIT Response rope that is easy to find with gloved hands or with 7.5 mm SearchLite rope that features reflective tracers and a nylon/Technora® core.

200’ of SearchLite rope with heat-resistant directional cones. 
Locking double action Aluminum Swivel Snaphook.
Vinyl search bag with quick release buckle.

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FDNY Large Area Search Kit


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Escape System

With the introduction of the FCX Descent Device and the FireTech2 100% Technora® escape rope, we are now able to offer a wide range of the most advanced personal escape systems available.


Escape Kits & Systems

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F4 Escape kits and systems are the original, customizable personal escape setups. Built around our lean and effective F4 descent device, these kits and systems are offered in a variety of configurations.

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Bolt Escape Belt

Lightweight. Simple to use. Easy to integrate

Sizes: Regular (28"-42") and Large (42"-50")

NFPA 1983:2017 as a Heat Resistant Escape Belt.

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RIT 900

Search Rope

Diameter: 6.8mm

Core/Sheath: None/Twaron®

Hollow braid construction packs easily into a pocket or bag, can withstand up to 932˚F and also resists abrasion and chemical damage.

40', 50', 150', 200', 300', 600', or 660' 

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Search Rope

Diameter: 7.5mm

Core/Sheath: Nylon and Technora®/Nylon

Developed for FDNY and used for search operations. Technora and nylon blended core enhances strength while reducing the chance of failure due to melting.

50', 100', 200', 220', 600'

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8 mm PER

Fire Escape Rope

Diameter: 8.0mm

Core/Sheath: Nylon/Nylon

Compact, lightweight and 100% nylon rope is a great economical option for escape operations.

NFPA 1983: Fire Escape

40', 50', 150', 200', 300', 600'

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RIT Response

Search Rope

Diameter: 9.0mm

Core/Sheath: Polyester/Twaron®

The flexibility of this heat-resistant rope facilitates packing and deployment, while the diameter allows it to be located and handled with gloved hands in low visibility conditions.

150', 200'

Fire Tech 2

Fire Escape Rope

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Diameter: 7.5mm

Core/Sheath: Technora®/Technora

An improved construction on the popular FireTech makes the FireTech2 slightly lighter weight and gives it a softer hand. Compatible with F4™ and new FCX™ descent devices. NFPA 1983: Fire Escape

40', 50', 150', 200', 300', 600'

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Escape Tech

Fire Escape Rope

Diameter: 7.5mm

Core/Sheath: Nylon/Technora®

The most compact certified escape rope available. The nylon core construction allows for easy packing into a bag or pocket and easy payout. NFPA 1983: Fire Escape

40', 50', 200', 600'

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Safe Tech

Fire Escape Rope

Diameter: 8.0mm

Core/Sheath: Nylon/Technora®

Resistant to high heat, chemicals and abrasion, while the core provides strength, gear compatibility and better elongation to reduce anchor loads.

NFPA 1983: Fire Escape

40', 50', 600'

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Sterling SearchLite Search Kit

Sterling FCX Escape Systems

Sterling Bolt Escape Belt


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Emergency Egress/ Bailout Systems, Class II Harnesses, Group Search Products


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Pocket Pack

Bailout System

This bag is designed to fit in the bellows pocket of your bunker gear. It is made of 1000 Cordura Nylon and is flame resistant up to 1200° F.


Escape Ladder Belt

Kevlar Belt

This Kevlar Escape Belt 1 Fixed and 1 Floating D Ring.


Single Belt with A Frame

Kevlar Belt

The purpose of the A-frame is to keep you upright during egress or used for ladder/bucket work in conjunction with position hook.


D2 Escape Descender

ISC Panic Device

RIT's engineers developed a new handle operated cam system specifically so that in a panic situation the Descender would actually stop the descent, rather than just slow it down.



Bailout System

This is our bailout systems without a bag. All of our egress options are available rope, webbing, F-AL2, F-ALR, F-AL4.


Truck Belt

Kevlar Belt

RIT’s Truck Belt is ideal for the hands free firefighter.


RIT Escape/ Ladder Belt

Kevlar Belt

This Kevlar RIT belt is an escape belt that is rated at over 9000 lbs. and has a burn rating of 862 degrees F.


D-5 Descender

ISC Panic Device

The D5 Descender has been designed for use on 1/2″ (12.7mm) rope and is a double-stop device with an auto-lock function. 


The squeeze style device makes smooth adjustments of a Flipline easy while the spring-loaded flip down handle allows for easy use, especially in descent.

Rope Adjustment Device (RAD)

ISC Panic Device


D-4 Work Rescue Descender

ISC Panic Device

Features a unique and innovative cam action, which offers precise control at slow or fast speeds.

Product Videos

ISC D-2 and New AL 4 FF Descender

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