Hazard Alert: Bungee Cord Eye Injury Risk April 24, 2015 11:38
Bungee cords: Not very good at their job, and terrible for the user. Just ask anyone who’s suffered an eye injury or worse.
Even the Duke University Occupational & Environmental Safety Office agrees about the hazard of bungee cords. This excerpt is pulled straight from a Duke OESO document: “Duke employees have suffered severe eye injuries when working with bungee cords.”
But...Ratchet Straps — the only solution? Ratchet straps are great for securing your John Deere on your flatbed. They’re great for securing your ATV to its trailer. But they not such a great choice for securing your laptop and lunch to your bicycle, or your camping gear to your ATV, or for securing anything that would be damaged by the overkill of a ratchet strap.
The best solution:Check out LYNX Hooks Interlocking Adjustable Gear Straps for your next tie-down need.
They’re just like Goldlilocks said: Ju-uuuuust Ri-iiiiiight!