Recovery Block

The Tiger Recovery Winch functions as a standard fall arrest block, but in the event of a fall, the rewind/rescue mechanism can be engaged to raise and/or lower a fallen worker. They can be mounted onto the tripod or a davit arm for access and egress from a confined space. They are compliant with BS EN 360:2002, regulating retractable type fall arresters, BS EN 1496:2017 covering rescue lifting devices and PPE regulation (EU) 2016/425.

Product no: SATRA Certified

Main Features

  • Part of the Tigersafe range of height safety equipment
  • Lightweight, compact and durable
  • Triple pawl brake system with energy dissipating mechanism
  • Side cable exit for smooth operation and reduced cable wear
  • Ergonomic carrying handle makes transport, set-up and storage easy and safe
  • Top anchor point with built-in swivel – limits lifeline twisting
  • Supplied with screw gate karabiner for fitting to a suitable anchor point
  • Top scaffold hook available as an option
  • Lower self-locking snap hook and swivel with built-in impact indicator for connecting directly to the safety harness
  • All fittings meet EN 362:2004
  • Available with 15m or 30m wire rope lengths
  • Complete with energy absorber
  • Buffer spring at cable exit protects block and allows for smooth operation
  • Easy to inspect
  • Fully serviceable by an approved Service Agent/Centre
  • High strength ABS (thermoplastic) casing
  • Side case with metal bush for shaft housing
  • Minimum static strength 12kN
  • 8mm galvanised wire rope
  • Supplied with pull down cord
  • 150kg capacity for operator and tools


  • Maximum rated load: 150kg
  • Minimum static strength 12kN
  • Braking force: less than 6kN
  • Wire Rope – 4.8mm galvanised
  • Operating Temperature: -30°C to +50°C
  • PPE Category III Retractable Type Fall Arrestor


Each item comes fully certified with a test certificate or an EC Declaration of Conformity. The above items are in conformity with the provisions of Council Directive 89/686/EEC and the standards indicated above.

Data Tables

Product Code Description Max Rated Load (kg) Wire Diameter (m) Length (m) Weight (kg)
TRE-15 Recovery Block 15m 150 4.8 15 11.8
TRE-30 Recovery Block 30m 150 4.8 30 18.6
TRE-BR Recovery Block Bracket for Tripod 2.0


Product Code Dimensions Technical
TRE 15 293 397 975 176
TRE 30 340 477 1015 200