both employees and employers
on the revolutionary Springbelt
concept we have developed the Springbelt-Flex
as a comfortable, easy to use industrial seatbelt by introducing a fully
functional, ISO9001 compliant ALR, (Automatically Locking Retractor), all
designed and developed in Australia.
Ensuring that your employees wear a correctly fastened
seatbelt is most probably one of the most significant changes you, as an
employer, can make to any safety program involving forklift truck or mobile
plant in a short period of time. Safety is the legal responsibility of the
Designed for use on forklifts, mobile plant and
agricultural equipment Springbelt-Flex
is a restraint device crash tested to 50kph that sits over the operators lap
like a protective halo.
Check out the videos below of accidents that DID happen..
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Fitting a Springbelt-Flex is a matter of life and death
itís because they canít be bothered, find them unnecessary or they
wrongly think itís safer to try and jump free in an emergency, the
fact is that many operators donít fasten their seat belts, often with
Thatís why we felt compelled to develop a more practical
alternative. Itís called the Springbelt-Flex,
because as you can see, it springs up when unbuckled making it a real
nuisance and uncomfortable to operate the machine or mobile plant.
when itís buckled, it holds the operator firmly, comfortably and
safely in his seat. A universal fitting kit makes it easy to install Springbelt-Flex
in all common types of mobile machinery.
Why a Springbelt and not a normal seatbelt?
normal seatbelt if correctly fastened will lock a drivers hips in a
forward position, which is comfortable for operators travelling forward
however a forklift operator in particular will spend approximately half
his time travelling in reverse and the other half in a forward
Springbelt-Flex allows the operators the freedom of movement they require
while at the same time keeping them safely restrained in the vehicle in
the event of an accident.
over the operators lap like a protective halo
Springbelt-Flex springs up when unbuckled
We already have seat belts on our equipment.
If operators are not wearing the belts provided and this cannot be enforced then what good are the belts when an accident occurs?
If there is an incident where the driver expects a tip over
is going to occur Springbelt-Flex will keep the driver inside the cabin, where
statistics prove there is a greater chance of surviving.
Springbelt-Flex can be locked into a position so that it springs erect and
becomes a nuisance to the operator if he is not wearing it while positioned in
the drivers seat.
Springbelt-Flex will overcome the major objections from
drivers that it is too uncomfortable to wear their safety belts while performing
their duties in a expedient manner.
The bottom line where seat belts are concerned...
forklift tip-overs and roll-overs account for about 25 percent of all
serious forklift related injuries.
Safety is the legal responsibility of the employer.
The employer is liable for inadequate safety.
common types of mobile machinery and on average would take less that 30
minutes to install and be immediately operational.
AS2596 is the Australian Standard for aftermarket
replacement seat belts and will conform with any vehicle.
Springbelt-Flex complies with Australia Design Standards AS2664 as well as
international standards ISO-6683, SAE-J386 and FMVSS-302 for the market in
Springbelt-Flex can be used with all industrial vehicles, mining and earth
moving plant as well as agricultural vehicles such as tractors or
Optional extras are electrically switching buckles.
Available in 50mm HI-VISIBILITY webbing or in a 75mm black webbing
version the Springbelt-Flex
will accommodate the largest of drivers in comfort and safety.
find out more information or view online videos of the Springbelt-Flex,
Springbelt or other seatbelt products in the Switched On range please visit our
sales and information contact Switched
|Switched On I & T Services
Factory 5 / 92 Malcolm Road
Braeside, Victoria, Australia 3195
Phone +61 03 9587-1150
Fax +61 03 8080-1773
Web site www.switchedon.com.au
Reasons to make sure why your drivers should wear their seatbelts.
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