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Transformer Installation Safety, Part 3

Tips for safely using a cherry picker lift.

Suppose your project includes supplying a service to a small, light-duty industrial shop. This involves setting the relatively small transformer on a pad. You’re using a manual “cherry picker” (lift). It seems simple enough to lower the boom once the lift is lined up, except lining it up isn’t always easy.

For example, with an outside pad you may have trouble rolling the lift forward just that one inch you need. Inside or out, you may have to go back and fort

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