CHALLENGES FACED DURING WORKING AT HEIGHT
One of the biggest challenges in Fall Protection is when an anchorage point is too high to access and the clearance distance is too small. KARAM Retractable Fall Arrester Blocks provide an ideal solution for such a problem.
FALL PROTECTION – SIMPLIFIED
Fall arrest or protection system is a way to avert the fall or to sufficiently lower down the impact force on a human body in an event of a fall. In simple words, the “fall protection system intends to address the hazard of falling from height”.
WHAT IS A RETRACTABLE FALL ARRESTER BLOCK?
A Retractable Fall Arrester Block is a vertical lifeline that is used as part of a complete fall arrest system.
During a fall event, the internal braking system of the Block functions to disperse the energy of the fall over a short distance, thus limiting the force applied to a user’s body.
FEATURES OF KARAM RETRACTABLE BLOCKS
There are several features of the retractable blocks that can mitigate the challenges faced when working at height. Firstly the retractable block can be anchored to a single point and allows the user to move uninhibited at different levels. The connecting lanyard is such that it retracts or extends to different lengths as required and is always taut with no slack. In the event of a fall, the block locks immediately with minimum fall distance and lowers the impact of force to less than 6 kN.
Casing : Available in both Polymer Casing and in Aluminium Casing
Lock Mechanism : Unique centrifugal Braking Mechanism
Applications : Ideal for Vertical use in various hazardous conditions for personnel weighing up to 136 Kgs
Retractable Life Line : Available in both Webbing & Galvanized Iron (GI) wire rope
Harness End Connector : Swivel Snap Hook with Load Indicator PN 162 which indicates a warning line when a Fall has occurred
Handle: The retractable block has a built in Side Handle with Special grip for supreme comfort while carrying Galvanized Iron Wire heavier blocks. This special handle comes incorporated in all Polymer casing, GI and Webbing lanyards.
Conformity : Tested and Certified EN 360:2002
ATEX CERTIFIED BLOCKS:
The Karam GI wire rope retractable blocks are Atex certified for use in potentially explosive atmosphere as per Directive 2014/34/EU.