- This fall arrest block features a very sturdy aluminium housing to protect the device from day to day wear and tear and a controlled descent mechanism. The HAS fall arrest block is a low maintenance device, fitted with a steel rope lifeline and terminated with a steel double action hook connector this block is ready to use. The anchorage point at the top of the fall arrest block is an open steel handle suitable of connection via a large connector or connector and anchor sling combination.Fall arrest blocks with auto lower function in the same way as a conventional fall arrest blocks. However unlike conventional devices once the fall has been arrested, the device immediately lowers the user to the ground at a constant speed of 0.9m/sec. Care should be taken in the application of these blocks to ensure the descent path is free from obstructions.
The HAS series fall arrest block lifelines are tested in a simulated fall over an edge and have passed the German draft amendment EN360. Please note: not all “edges” will react in the same way as the tested steel edge. In use every effort must be made to ensure that in the event of an arrested fall, the fall arrest block lifeline does not pass over an edge.
HAS blocks are available in 18m & 30m options.