Simple Fix Can Stop Winch Injuries
This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Seiners can stop winch injuries. So why aren’t they?
The most common gear on a seine boat is one of the most deadly – the rotating capstan winch used for winding ropes. Here’s a sampler -
Audio --- “The deck winch is the most powerful thing on the boat. It’s the scariest piece of machinery that we work with.”
“The corner of my raincoat caught under the capstan and started wrapping around. It snapped my head back and broke my neck...
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