Spring 2018

Lightening the aquaculture load

A Scottish aquaculture company uses Scotload’s specialised load links.

A Scottish aquaculture company will be using Scotload’s specialised load links on its nets to ensure compliance with lifting regulations, in a move that identifies a new area of application for the load monitoring specialist.

Aquaculture companies use large nets which can be submerged for up to two years. In this time algae can grow in abundance on the net, adding to the weight and making lifting operations potentially dangerous.

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) issued by the UK government requires all lifting operations to be carried out in a safe manner and these Scotload links offer a fully compliant solution. By regularly using load links to test equipment the user can monitor additional weight and ensure all equipment remains suitable for use. This greatly reduces the risk of machine failure or unsafe procedures.

Eight of Scotload’s 12.5t load links have been supplied to a Scottish aquaculture company to ensure LOLER compliance and prevent potentially dangerous overloading of lifting equipment when nets are removed.

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