SAFETY ALERTS

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

Current Safety Alerts

Winches and Guarding - May 2012

Winches and Guarding

A recent legal judgement as a result of an accident, has clarified the requirement for guarding and safe working positions where there is a risk of being entangled in the moving parts of winching machinery.

An example is the Syncrofalke Skyline System similar to the one being used in the photograph opposite, manufactured in Austria, with a CE mark but without guarding for the main cable drum.

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