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219 Owner’s Manual

Part #219 (series) Quad Lock Aviation Safety Belt Owners Manual AND
Instructions for Continued Airworthiness

For LSC Part Numbers

WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS

The products offered for sale by LSC are intended for use in rescue operations and survival . Inherent to all rescue and survival environments is an increased risk of injury and/or possible death to an individual or group of individuals. The equipment offered by LSC is intended to aid the professional rescuer(s) and/or survival victim(s). However, the risk of injury or death cannot be completely eliminated or foreseen. Equipment training, maintenance and continual reviews of user proficiency is vital to the proper and safe use of all rescue and survival equipment. It is the responsibility of the purchasing and end-user organization or individual to:

  • Determine the suitability of equipment for the selected application.
  • Define the operational procedures and safety guidelines associated with the proper utilization, maintenance (including service life) and storage of the rescue and survival equipment.
  • Ensure that all individuals are thoroughly trained and familiarized with the intended purpose, correct use and function, and serviceability of the equipment.
  • Ensure that the equipment is properly maintained, inspected, and ready for use at all times.
  • Changes to the configuration of or modifications to LSC products are not authorized by Lifesaving Systems Corp. and are not recommended.

Deviations from these warnings and cautions may result in serious injury or death.

  • The 219 Quad Lock Aviation Crewman’s Safety Belt is LSC‘s finest professional helicopter safety belt.
  • The newly designed 219 Safety Belt combines security and comfort.
  • It is constructed primarily of MIL-SPEC Type 10 and 13 nylon webbing.  The 219 features two of LSC‘s exclusive high strength stainless steel Double Locking Quick Release safety buckles.
  • The tether has LSC’s low profile, quick-adjusting stainless steel hardware.

While LSC has designed and manufactured the 219 Quad Lock Aviation Crewman’s Safety Belt to be as reliable as possible, periodic testing and inspection are necessary to ensure functional reliability.

The frequency of these inspections should be determined by the frequency and condition of use.

However, the User inspection shall be completed before each use and the maintenance inspection shall not exceed six (6) months.

Prior to each use, inspect the entire belt and tether for cuts, broken stitches or any unusual wear. Check the adjustor, snap hook and Quick-Release Safety Buckles for proper operation and damage.

  1. Inspect the entire belt and tether for cuts, broken stitches or any unusual wear.
  2. Check the adjustor, screw lock snap hook and Quick-Release Safety Buckles for proper operation.
  3. Inspect all webbing for stains and cleanliness. Apply a light coat of a light lubricant, such as WD-40 to each Quick Release Safety Buckle and the screw lock snap hook.
  1. Inspect the entire belt and tether for cuts, broken stitches or any unusual wear.
  2. Check the adjustor, screw lock snap hook and Quick-Release Safety Buckles for proper operation. Inspect all webbing for stains and cleanliness.
  3. Apply a light coat of a light lubricant, such as WD-40 to each Quick Release Safety Buckle and the screw lock snap hook.
The user shall verify proper function of the twist locking features prior to each use as follows:
  1. Verify that the Latch Gate is completely closed and aligned with the notch in the gate in the closed position.
  2. Verify that the knurled knob can be turned up into the lock position.

Rescue harnesses and load bearing webbing products manufactured by LSC for use in Human External Cargo (HEC) operations have a recommended service life limit of fifteen (15) years from Date of Manufacture or twelve (12) years from the date placed in service – whichever shall occur first.

Lifesaving Systems Corporation (LSC) has set forth the following recommendations for Life Limits on LSC Manufactured products.  These recommended service life limits are conditional upon documented maintenance and inspections performed in accordance with minimum recommendations set forth in LSC product owner’s manuals.  LSC will not recertify or perform maintenance actions on products determined to be beyond these limits.

Recommended Service Life Limits

Inflatables:  Inflatables manufactured by LSC have a recommended service life limit of fifteen (15) years from Date of Manufacture or ten (10) years from the date placed in service – whichever shall occur first.

Harnesses/Load Bearing Materials:  Rescue harnesses and load bearing webbing products manufactured by LSC for use in Human External Cargo (HEC) operations have a recommended service life limit of fifteen (15) years from Date of Manufacture or twelve (12) years from the date placed in service – whichever shall occur first. 

TSO/ATSO Approved Product Service Life: As marked on the attached label – typically 10 years from the DOM.

Steel Products: Welded steel, mechanically compressed, or assembled steel products* manufactured by LSC for use in Human External Cargo (HEC) operations have a recommended service life limit of twenty-five (25) years from Date of Manufacture or twenty (20) years from the date placed in service* – whichever shall occur first.

* this policy does not apply to hoist hooks installed on aircraft.

This policy does not supersede or alter LSC’s Limited Warranty Terms.

Your Warranty

LSC products are warranted to the first consumer purchaser to be free from defects in material or workmanship for a period of twelve (12) months.

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