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April 19, 2021

Critical safety and maintenance for pinchs points when shifting from cold to high seasons

Pinch Points are areas in which two or more parts of your unit can fold (or “pinch”) together, trapping anything caught between them.

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Pinch points constitute a serious risk of injury or death. Ver-Mac units clearly indicate all pinch points with visible warnings. Never put yourself or any part of your body in a position where you are at risk of being pinched.

Pinch points

All workers physically operating units need to be aware of pinch points and to avoid them, particularly when the parts in question are moving.

Pinch points

If your unit becomes stuck, do not engage with the unit in any manner that puts you at risk of getting caught in a pinch point. Contact support for assistance.

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