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safety chain

[′sāf·tē ‚chān]
(mining engineering)
A chain connecting the first and last cars of a trip to prevent separation, if a coupling breaks.

safety chain

A chain attached to a piece of equipment to prevent its falling should the equipment fastener fail.
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Together, these stakeholders form what MSA refers to as the "working at height safety chain".
The lanyard attachment will take a safety chain or the clip on a fabric lanyard that includes a breakaway device for safe use in a working machine area.
A final aspect of the safety chain is that a seemingly small detail or action is often the link in the chain which is not broken.
He claims the table lacked a safety chain that would have prevented it from flipping unexpectedly.
ESCO Tool offers a new, patented safety chain lanyard with dual spring hangers that offset the weight of a heavy tool to facilitate alignment and improve operator safety.
After the replacement of the blade VAW-117 now places a safety chain around the propeller area to prevent further accidents and unnecessary maintenance.
Consumers and food operators are being told about the situation with the application of the HACCP standards and about the role of the Food and Veterinary Agency in the food safety chain.
The second is Food Safety Chain Management, which focuses primarily on prevention--helping to prevent non-compliant materials and ingredients from coming in--and non-compliant finished goods from going out to prevent withdrawals, rejections and recalls before they happen.
Householders have been reminded of the doorstep code; keeping front and back doors door locked; using a spy hole if avaialble to check who is at the door; making sure the safety chain is kept on; asking to see some form of identification; and, if suspicious, closing the door and calling the police.
As a supplier of flexible packaging films, carton window films, and food insert materials, Multi-Plastics recognizes the importance packaging suppliers play within the food safety chain. Since 2008, six North American distribution facilities have been audited yearly and continue to receive excellent or superior ratings from AIB International.
Choose an area for your safety chain that is out of reach of young children yet convenient for you to use.
The unit features a safety chain with snap hook and locking screw supplied as a standard feature.