SAR Tech Tips: Petzl Grillon

The Petzl Grillon is most commonly known as a work position device (EN 358). However, this versatile device meets several other standards that often get overlooked.

Petzl Grillon as a temporary anchor
Petzl Grillon as a temporary anchor


One of the standards the Grillon meets is EN 795: 2012 type B, meaning it can be used as a temporary anchor such as an anchor strap configuration, or potentially as a quick adjustable leg of a Y-hang.


Petzl Grillon as a horizontal lifeline
Petzl Grillon as a horizontal lifeline


The Grillon also meets EN 795: 2012 type C standard, for use as a horizontal lifeline. In this case, the longer lanyard options would typically be used.


For further information on these techniques, please refer to the product manual. Remember to change out the software when it becomes out of date or damaged. For sales, please contact us.


17 February 2020


Please note that adequate training and judgment are needed to reduce the risks inherent in the use of this equipment. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that the user is adequately and competently trained in the use of this product. This article in no way replaces proper training.


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