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Old 01-18-2013, 08:36 AM   #1
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How not to save someone stuck in the sand!



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I know it's not PC to laugh at stupid people, but that's pretty damn funny

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Old 01-18-2013, 09:03 AM   #3
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Never ever stand near a vehicle that is attempting to pull out another.

Never.

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Never ever stand near a vehicle that is attempting to pull out another.

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I'm in farm/ranch country...and work at a hospital. Have seen many...many...many tow related injuries. Saw a cut from a 3/8" cable parting and backlashing one time that cut to the femur and embedded strands from the cable into the bone...

It is not a cure-all, but a simple heavy jacket tossed over the tug cable helps dampen the ouch. Looking at the above video...me thinks "grade 8" was not in the installer's vocabulary...that or there was tugs before that broke some stuff audibly and the warning was ignored...
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Narrowly missed a Darwin award there.
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:41 PM   #8
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:47 PM   #9
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reminds me of the opening scene in "Ghost Ship."



this scene always flashes through my mind when I see people standing next to a winch line under load.
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He was lucky not to be hit in the face!

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