Calculating Fall Clearance

Select the Proper Fall Protection Equipment

Shock-Absorbing Lanyard or Self-Retracting Lifeline?

Always know your fall distance and select proper equipment to meet the fall clearance!


  1. Under 18 1/2 ft, always use a Self-Retracting Lifeline.
  2. Over 18 1/2 ft, use a Shock-Obsorbing Lanyard.

*for fall clearance under 14 1/2 ft., contact our certified technical specialists at the Edge branch nearest you.