The Sav-A-Jake Multi-Purpose Rescue Tool is the most versatile personal firefighting tool you'll ever own. You'll find yourself reaching for it for many different uses, making all your tasks more firefighter friendly! The Sav-A-Jake is used by firefighters worldwide. Although the Sav-A-Jake has many different uses, it was developed primarily for use by Rapid Intervention Teams to retrieve a downed firefighter, in other words to "Save A Jake." The term "Jake" is commonly used in the Northeast U.S. to describe a top-notch firefighter, also known as a "good Jake." The Sav-A-Jake is exceptionally durable and easy to use. It's strength tested in an ISO 9000 approved laboratory to an Ultimate Tensile Strength (UTS) of 5,000 lbs. The PVC/high density foam handles prevent collapse/impingement of the webbing around your hands while dragging or carrying items. Designed by a seasoned professional firefighter, this tool is built to last! Your Sav-A-Jake Multi-Purpose Rescue Tool will make you a more efficient firefighter. As with any firefighting tool, always practice good safety measures. Please review all warranty and precaution information prior to use. The Sav-A-Jake is backed with a 1 year limited warranty. Made in the U.S.A.