5 - 033 LAUNCH FRAME - UPPER AND LOWER WINCH ROPES
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's,
Fall arrest (safety) harness
Launcher prepared for bridge
FALL INJURY WHEN WORKING AT HEIGHT. THIS OPERATION IS CARRIED OUT
AT HEIGHTS UP TO 6M (20FT) THE RELEVANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS MUST BE
OBSERVED. THE FALL ARREST (SAFETY) HARNESS MUST BE USED BY
PERSONNEL CARRYING OUT THIS TASK.
This procedure should be carried out in conjunction with a 40m bridge deployment.
Using a suitable and safe means of access and observing all relevant safety precautions
check the upper winch rope from the winch to the anchor point on the far bank carriage for
the following :
a. Flattening of the strands.
b. Broken strands.
d. Distortion of eyes and thimbles.
e. Rope pulling out of termination crimp. (talurite crimp).