Wire-Watcher RM: MEWPs and trees and 360° danger

Wire-Watcher has long had an alert system for ground based plant where swing arms, lifting bodies, and other moving parts of the machine are in danger of coming into contact with overhead cables.

Screen-shot-2013-09-27-at-14.11Wire-Watcher has long had an alert system for ground based plant where swing arms, lifting bodies, and other moving parts of the machine are in danger of coming into contact with overhead cables.

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) however, represent a completely different spectrum of danger with regard to overhead power cables.
The HSE has some very stringent rules and guidelines on how to tackle overhead cables in work-zones, aimed at ensuring that the location of overhead cables is very clearly marked and segregated as far as possible from site traffic and construction movement. … Read More

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