The latest in the series of Safety Seminars was held in CTC’s Hot Leasing facility on Wednesday, 25th May. Around 60 people representing various sectors attended the seminar which highlighted safety issues and concerns around Materials and Personnel Hoists.
Industry experts Stuart Davis, Principal Adviser from Workplace Health & Safety Queensland and Dave Van Der Poel, QLD/NT Sales Manager with Alimak Hek shared their knowledge and provided interesting insights around construction hoist safety.
Has a maximum lifespan of 5 years
Critical to ensure the hoist will stop even if the drive fails
Critical to ensure continued safe operation
OEM Service is required after every 40 hours of use
The hoist should be checked each day as part of the start of day routine
Functional tests should be conducted after each project
Correct ties and bolts should be used to install
If hiring a unit
Installation is critical to safety
Check the following before allowing a unit onto the site:
the service records are current
the safety device tag is current
For information about this or CTC’s state of the art Hot Leasing facility, visit our website www.hotleasing.com.au.