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A serious violation is one where there is a substantial probability that worker death or serious physical harm could result from a hazardous condition. Two workers suffered severe burns and seven more were endangered on Sept. 12 at the construction site at 42nd Avenue Southwest and Southwest Oregon Street in West Seattle, according to news reports and the L&I release. Most Read Stories Unlimited Digital Access. $1 for 4 weeks. A second contractor, Shaffer Crane & Equipment Inc., was cited for three serious violations and one general violation and fined $5,700, the release says. The company

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Just Simply Hydraulic Cylinders

Drum and Cable Winches These winches are either run through hydraulic power or mechanical drive. Hydraulic-powered winches may receive their power from the power steering pump of the vehicle, or from the gearbox PTO unit. Mechanical drive winches receive their power from either the engine crankshaft, or from the gearbox PTO unit. Capstan and Rope Winches from this category receive their power from the mechanical drive from the vehicles engine crankshaft. Wheel Hub and Strap This category of mechanical winches get their power from direct drive from road wheels. Rack and Chain These mechanical

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