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August 15th, 2014

Here’s How They Fixed That! – Week 4

The job we highlighted this week was Goodyear’s 2012 Find It – Fix It entry, “Removing Steel Manhole Covers.” Prior to the job being fixed, the operator had to manually remove large steel manhole covers to inspect the sumps.

"After" photo

“After” photo

Let’s see how they fixed that job!

Solution Description:

Goodyear purchased a lift dolly to remove the covers. The BEST score was reduced from 11.6 to 4.8 and the NIOSH lifting calculation went from 5.0. to 1.2

Be sure to come back Monday for the next round of “How’d They Fix That?”