Welding Leads on Pulleys
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ERGONOMIC INTERVENTIONS IN SHIPYARDS
Hazard: Wire welding unit electric cable often clutters the walking surfaces in sub-assembly areas becoming tripping hazards.
Solution: By placing welding unit electric cable over pulleys in a centralized location, one keeps the walkways clear and reduces the stresses associated with pulling the cable (see photos). The cable coils neatly into the recycled drums.
- Page last reviewed: May 22, 2012 (archived document)
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Applied Research and Technology