DMIRS warning on equaliser cable failure

WESTERN Australia’s Department of Mining, Industry Regulation and Safety has issued a safety warning regarding the integrity of equaliser cables on vehicle hoists after reports of failed and damaged cables.

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Used to keep the hoist level as it is raised and lowered, equaliser cables are generally made from steel wire rope.