Potentially lifesaving articles for Winder Operators
Most accidents occur when people are in a hurry and not thinking about what they are doing. Your winder produces a batch to process about five to ten times per hour. This makes the winder one of highest potential areas of danger in the mill for operators and maintenance personnel.
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Winder danger zones
Working in the winder area involves risk to operators and maintenance personnel. Guards and warning lights and horns help to improve safety, but workers must always be aware of the risks involved in each section of the winder.
Winder Safety: Releasing from a nip
Each mill must have a rescue plan and rescue apparatus for accidents. The following article is aimed at the winder users to help them when developing a rescue plan for accidents that are caused by the pulling winder nip.