• Fall arrest lanyard with an energy absorber

Checkmate Single Leg Rope Absorber Lanyard w/Choke Ring

Product No. RALR-1.0B

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EN354 & EN355 compliant fall arrest lanyard with shock-absorbing pack

With a choke ring specifically for pole work, the kernmantle fibre rope lanyards available in lengths between 1m and 2m with a single leg. In the unfortunate event of a fall, the lanyard will catch the fall and absorb many of the forces created.


  • SHOCK PACK - Tear webbing shock absorber - Maximum tear out 1.75 metres. Shock pack consists of polyester tear webbing (white) and a length of backup webbing (black).
  • WEAR SLEEVES - Additional strength and resilience is added to any potential wear and stress points.
  • CONNECTING RING - Connectivity between soft components is achieved via an aluminium ring.
  • CHOKE RING - Specifically for pole work, this additional ring allows for the lanyard to be ‘choked’ around a supporting structure with a minimum diameter of 150mm.
  • RAL ADJUSTABLE - With the addition of an adjustable slider the RAL lanyard can be shortened to the user’s requirements.
  • LABEL ID - Lanyard details can be easily found on the label, which is protected by a velcro pouch.
  • OVAL RAPIDE LINK - Connectivity to harness via an oval rapide link as standard.


  • Rope - 11mm Kernmantle EN-1891 Type A
  • Maximum Length - 2 metres
  • Maximum Arresting Force - 6.0kN
  • Average Arresting Force - 4.5kN
  • Rope strength - 22kN - minimum breaking load
  • User Weight  - 100kg maximum (150kg rated variants also available)
  • Standards - EN 354 & EN 355

Note – Lanyard length is measured between the bearing points of the hooks. Exchanging a karabiner for a scaffold hook could lengthen a lanyard beyond the maximum allowable length under the relevant EN standard.


What does a fall arrest system consist of?
It consists of a full-body harness, anchorage, and connecting device. The means of connection may include a lanyard, deceleration device, lifeline, or a suitable combination of these.

Which harness attachment points can be used with a Fall Arrest Lanyard?
While the connector of this lanyard is connected to an anchorage, the energy absorber is attached to a fall arrest point, marked with an "A". A full-body fall arrest harness normally includes a rear D-ring for fall arrest; some also include a front fall arrest attachment point. 

How does a shock-absorbing lanyard work?
The unique feature of this lanyard is its built-in shock pack. When a significant, sustained dynamic force is applied to the lanyard such as in a fall, the pack expands to absorb the kinetic energy that is created by a body in freefall. 

Without a shock absorber built into the fall arrest system, the forces created in freefall will severely injure the worker and more than likely result in a fatality.

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