ManSafe® LadderLatch™ fall arrest system


Cable based fall arrest system providing personal safety for individuals working on any type of fixed ladder.

  • LadderLatch™ unit can be attached or detached at any point in the system, and rotates freely through intermediate cable guides to give users continuous hands-free protection. In the event of a fall, the LadderLatch™ unit locks onto the cable and arrests the fall. Intermediate cable guides should be positioned at maximum 4 metre spacing's up to a height of 55 metres, and every 2–3 metres above 55 metres.
  • Supports up to four users on a single line.
  • Suitable for retrofitting or as part of a new build.
  • Unobtrusive and lightweight.
  • Suitable for use in virtually all environments. Operation is not affected by snow, ice or other adverse weather conditions.
  • Can be integrated into a comprehensive system incorporating vertical, inclined and horizontal sections. Can be installed to follow the contours of a structure.
  • Comprehensive range of specialist components enables installation on a wide variety of towers. Contact Latchways for details.

System testing must be conducted annually by a suitably qualified installer to ensure that system certification is maintained. Contact Latchways Sales Department for details of certified installers.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Ss_80_30_25_35 Guided type fall arrest systemsPrimary


N25/10 Personal fall protection equipment

N25/210 Personal fall protection equipment

Specification data - Guided type fall arrest systems

Product Reference

ManSafe® LadderLatch™


Rung mounted

Stile mounted


Intermediate cable guides at maximum 4 m spacing

Intermediate cable guides at 2–3 m spacing above height of 55 m

Standard product features

Anchorage device:

  • 7 x 7 stainless steel cable, grade 1.4401 (316S), to BS MA 29.


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