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Capital Safety acquires dropped objects specialist Python

  • 6 Jul 2015

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Capital Safety’s products include harnesses, lanyards, self-retracting lifelines and engineered systems and rescue devices sold globally through its DBI-SALA and PROTECTA brands.

Its portfolio will now expand to include Python Safety’s range of specialist tool drop prevention equipment.

Falling objects are a leading cause of injury in the workplace. Figures from DROPS, the Dropped Objects Prevention Scheme, over 850 incidents have been recorded in the oil and gas industry alone since 2010. 

Capital Safety has launched a premium range of dropped object prevention products for tools and equipment – including tool holsters, pouches, attachment points and lanyards.

Nate Damro, President – Europe, Middle East and Africa at Capital Safety, commented: “We are very excited to have Python Safety become part of Capital Safety. This acquisition is a natural extension for us and in line with our continued commitment to bringing workers home safely. 

Struck-by falling objects is a leading cause of injury for workers and Python Safety’s portfolio of products are designed to prevent tools and equipment from falling. This deal enables us to bring a broader range of solutions to our customer base and helps them keep their employees safe.”

Mark Caldwell, CEO of Python Safety, added: “We are delighted to join Capital Safety. As a combined organisation, we will be able to leverage Capital Safety’s global organisation and distribution channels with our core strength in drop prevention to broaden our reach and bring even more innovative solutions to a larger customer base. 

It will also allow us a better opportunity to expand the definition of fall protection to include tools and equipment.”

Capital Safety Group
7 Christleton Court
Stuart Road
Manor Park
Runcorn
Cheshire
WA7 1SY
UK

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