safety cage


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safety cage

[′sāf·tē ‚kāj]
(mining engineering)
A cage, box, or platform used for lowering and hoisting miners, tools, and equipment into and out of mines.

safety cage

A lightweight rig, usually used with a power-operated winch, sometimes used in place of a scaffold for relatively minor jobs.
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