New rope trick increases safety.(Product guide)

A new kind of rope introduced by Leicestershire textile company Genesis is set to revolutionise safety for numerous organizations, says the innovator, textile technologist Paul Hall.

The Genesis Reflective Rope incorporating 3M[TM] Scotchlite[TM] Reflective Material literally lights up when light from a torch or vehicle headlights shine onto it. "It is ideal for increasing visibility of cordoned-off areas in the dark and will appeal to all sectors of emergency services, roadside recovery organisations and commercial/hire vehicle operators," Paul told FIRE.

The idea for the reflective rope came about when Paul tripped over a mooring rope in the dark whilst on a boating holiday. …

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