Fall Arrest Block with a 12.0m Galvanised Steelrope lifeline in a Plastic housing and fixed loop head to EN360:2002. Tested for vertical and horizontal applications.
This plastic housed fall arrest block is a sturdy, low maintenance device fitted with a Galvanised steelrope lifeline, terminated with a double action snap hook. The attachment anchorage point on the fall arrest block is formed fixed loop suitable for connection via a large karabiner type connector, or a karabiner type connector with an Attachment strap.
The lifeline in this fall arrest block has been tested in a simulated fall over an edge and passed the German draft amendment EN360. However, not all "edges" will react in the same way as the tested steel edge, so when using this fall arrest block, every effort must be made to ensure that in the event of an arrested fall, the lifeline does not pass over an edge.
The dimensions of this block are: 470 x 190 x114 mm.
The weight of the block is: 4.6Kg.
Capacity: 136kG (weight of person and tools)
It should be noted that this IKAR fall arrest block is CE marked against EN360 under the PPE Directive and should be treated as such and NOT as lifting equipment. Accordingly this Fall Arrest Block meets the requirements of AS/NZS1891.3 by way of Clause 1.6.
Other lengths of this fall arrest block are available to special order. Service and inspection requirements for this fall arrest block is that it should be inspected and function checked by a trained competent person on a regular basis as deemed by a risk assessment for the environment in which it is used and frequency of use, but at least every 6 months. Additionally, after a fall and every 12 months it should be returned to an approved facility, for a full service, when it will be tested under workshop conditions and re-certificated as laid down by the manufacturer IKAR GmbH.
Fall arrest blocks are also known as: IKAR blocks, fall arrest devices, fall arresters, inertia blocks, inertia reels, retractable type fall arresters, retractables, retractable lanyards.
Sturdy, lightweight, low maintenance, self retracting inertia reel with either web straps or galvanised steel rope. Lightweight plastic housing or aluminum housing with loop head.
IKAR Inertia Reels are EN compliant – AS/NZS 1891.3 cl 1.6 acknowledges an EN360 listing. Fall Arrest devices complying with EN353-1, EN353-2 or EN360 are acceptable for use in Australia and New Zealand and feature a very high safety standard and worldwide proven technology.