EZ-Stop feature the world's smallest and lightest shock absorber, water-repellent and abrasion-resistant webbing and a build quality that is second to none. In addition, DBI-SALA's exclusive Hi-10 Vectran energy management materials provide second-to-none abrasion, cut and chemical resistance and efficient shock absorption. Should a fall occur, the lanyard and its unique energy absorbing system will activate stopping the fall and reducing the forces imposed on the user to safe levels. DBI-SALA's patented lightweight self-locking snap hook automatically locks and closes for added safety, and allows you to open and connect without getting your thumb or fingers in the way - even with gloves on. Lightweight locking gate/nose rebar hook at leg ends automatically locks and closes including the nose for maximum strength and security, and its 2-1/2" (62.5mm) large gate opening fits over larger anchorage structures.