Welding Leads on Pulleys

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.

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Welding unit with electric cable over pulleys

 

Cable coils into recycle drum
Page last reviewed: May 22, 2012