Lightweight, portable Protecta aluminum tripods are ideal for confined space manhole entry and retrieval. They're easily transported from one location to another and can be set-up by one worker. Attach one or two mechanical devices such as a winch or 3-way self retracting lifeline and you're ready to go. This tripod features locking legs, simple detent pin style adjustment, quick-mount mechanical device bracket, safety chain to prevent movement and skid resistant tread plate soles on feet.


Telescoping adjustable locking legs

Simple detent pin adjustment in 3 in. (7.6 cm) increments offers quick and easy set-up allowing you to custom fit your work space.

50 ft. (15 m) 3/16" (5 mm) galvanized steel cable lifeline

Abrasion resistant and extremely durable lifeline construction provides added field longevity.

System Components

Aluminum Tripod, Confined Space Winch, Self-Retracting-Lifeline, and Confined Space Pulley


Capacity310 lbs (140 kg) Personnel/ 350 lbs (159 kg) Materials
Sub BrandPRO
Size50 ft (15.2 m)
Install TypePortable
Lifeline TypeGalvanized Cable
iSafe EquippedNo
Lifeline Length50 ft. (15.2 m)
Lifeline3/16" (5 mm) dia. 7x19 Galvanized Aircraft Wire Rope
HookZinc Plated Steel
LabelPolyester, Stamped
Winch/SRL HousingCast aluminum, Zinc Plated Steel
Physical Weight86.70 lbs (39.3 kg)
Product StylesComplete System
Product TypesTripod System
StandardsANSI Z117.1-1995, OSHA 1910.66, OSHA 1910.146, OSHA 1926. 502, Capital Safety Gen. Mfg. Req.