Seat Belts for Counterbalances
A type of machine that could carry loads which are about 30,000 pounds is a forklift. A forklift is also called a counterbalance. Despite being sturdy and big, these industrial equipment still bear the possible chance of crash or accident. In order to be really safe, be certain to have operators wear the right seat belt inside the forklift and make sure that up to standard safety features are also on board. People know that seat belts could save lives in case of an accident.
Three-Point Seat Belt
The kinds of seat belts that can extend both across the upper body and over the lap are the three-point seat belts. These belts offer an extra safety degree by protecting your body. They are offered in both bucket-seat and bench-seat styles. The 3-point seat belts are available in either retractable and non-retractable types.
Most modern motor vehicles on the market provide retractable seat belts. Although non-retractable kinds increase safety, retractable kinds offer a lot more comfort. It is not possible for a non-retractable seat belt to accidentally extend.
Two-point lap belts are ones which extend over the lower part of the body. Most lap belts feature a push-button closure system and are non-retractable. In order to secure the seat belt, just press on the belt button and then the two sides would separate.
Circuit-closed seat belt
The type of seat belt that forces a forklift operator to put on a seat belt is a circuit-closed seat belt. These types of seat belts have a micro-switch attached that makes an alarm sound if an operator starts a vehicle and is unsecured by a seat belt. The circuit-closed seat belts are made in both non-retractable and retractable lap-band styles.