Load arrest blocks are heavy-duty fall arresters for protecting equipment that is suspended at height.

Load arrestors provide a secondary safety back-up for overhead loads, used in conjunction with a primary lifting device or support, such as a hoist or fixed anchorage. If the primary support fails, the load arrestor will automatically stop the load from falling, thereby preventing damage to the load and, more importantly, protecting people below.

G.Guard load arrestors are being increasingly utilised under EN 17206:2020 as an effective protective measure and safeguard.