OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 21 Rigging

Section 299 Ropes wound on drum

Figure 21.10 shows examples of acceptable methods of securely fastening rope to a winding drum. The purpose of having not less than 5 full wraps on a drum is to reduce the force on the dead end attachment.

Figure 21.10 Example of acceptable methods of fastening rope to a winding drum