The Cost of Fake Safety Harnesses
14 Sep 2021 - Category: Safety Alert
At AIMSS, our role is to highlight potential safety issues to motorsport competitors. Sadly, a common cause of injury to competitors is caused by fake safety harnesses.
See the below FIA video for what can happen if you use a fake safety harness:
At the recent AIMSS Safety Summit, David Stuart held a fascinating look a the Cost of Counterfeit Safety Equipment. Please see this video below:
At AIMSS, we encourage you to take a good look at your safety equipment and ensure that all your safety equipment contains a genuine FIA Hologram. In the coming weeks, we will have a deeper dive into detecting fake equipment and fake FIA Holograms.
We encourage you to ensure you purchase safety equipment from reputable providers. Saving a few dollars on a safety harness could cost you severe injury or even worse. Stay safe.
Motorsport Australia and the FIA are constantly posting safety warnings about fake safety equipment.