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Industry safety group agrees “anti-entrapment” terminology should change to “secondary guarding”


December 10, 2013 – The Strategic Forum for Construction Plant Safety Group (SFPSG) sub-group for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) has unanimously agreed to change the terminology used for additional equipment or devices that can be fitted to a MEWP in order to reduce the risk of overhead crushing injury, from “anti-entrapment” to “secondary guarding” devices.