- The block provides a reliable and sure stop point should there ever be a vertical load placed on the gate. This situation could occur if someone:
(1) fell forward onto the gate, or
(2) needed to grab the gate as they were climbing up the ladder.
- The block should not touch the gate. It should be mounted about 1″ below the gates top bar, when the gate is in the closed position.
4. What does the block do?