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Two – Post Vehicle Hoist

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Work Safe WA recently issued a safety alert following an incident in which a mechanic died when the vehicle he was working on fell from a two-post vehicle hoist.  The vehicle was positioned on the hoist when it moved on one of the support arms, causing it to drop at an angle. This caused the other hoist support arms to move, and as a result the vehicle fell, trapping the mechanic underneath it . More …..