New man rider winch designed to prevent falls during personnel lifting
Using proper personnel lifting methods and equipment can be the difference between life and death on a drilling rig. According to Ingersoll Rand, attempting to repurpose old equipment as a cost-cutting measure is one major factor that can lead to safety incidents. To address this, the company recently released the MR150 Dedicated Man Rider Winch. Features include a slack line prevention system, emergency lowering system and an overload protection device. Watch this video for an explanation from Ingersoll Rand Global Sales Leader Ross Atherton on the potential safety benefits of this new tool.