OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 6 Cranes, Hoists and Lifting Devices

Section 114 Safe practices

To avoid unexpected movement when hooking or unhooking a vehicle-mounted winch line, the vehicle is typically restrained by placing blocks against the face of its tires. Figure 6.52 shows how such blocking can be used.

Figure 6.52 Blocking tires when using vehicle-mounted winch