Attach your Safety Strap easily and quickly to a workout rig, so that the exercising can begin. But why is a Safety Strap important? For anyone lifting barbells and bumper plates, it's nice to know that the Safety Strap can take over when you can't hold it anymore. You protect yourself and equipment. The Safety Strap 1800 is extra long and is made of nylon. Durable, strong and safe.