New resource to help prevent injury when working with spring-assisted folding stakes on log transport trailersPublished on: September 30, 2019
Adjusting the spring tensions of folding stakes on log transport trailers can result in serious injuries if not done properly. This new bulletin describes the hazards and how to reduce the risks.
Reducing the risk of injury from spring-assisted folding stakes on log transport trailers is a new bulletin for employers and contractors in forestry. It describes how spring-assisted folding stakes work and the potential hazards associated with them. It also outlines steps employers and contractors can take to reduce the risk of injury to workers when adjusting the spring tension.
For more information, see Log transportation on worksafebc.com.