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Tripods and blocks


How is a tripod used in a confined space?

It is set up at the entry to a vertical confined space for access and exit purposes.

What is a fall arrest block?

A device used to slow/stop the decent of a person in the event a fall from height.

What are rescue blocks?

A device that enables a person to 'winch' a casualty out of a space (similar to a fall arrest block but can lower/lift people).

What is the purpose of a winch?

To aid safe entry and exit of a confined space and to help recover a casualty in the event of an injury.