Selecting The Right Rescue Davit System

A rescue davit system is used to lower, raise or suspend a worker into a manhole, vault or pump station. It allows workers to enter confined places and perform their tasks properly and safely. It has a mechanical or manual winch that helps lift or lower a person easily by an operator. A person who has fallen into a confined place or facing trouble due to the failure of any working system can be rescued with the help of this extended arm. There are different designs of this device available. A particular design is selected based on the requirements. Both permanent and temporary davit systems are available. It is one of the many important tools rescuers and safety specialists use to rescue a trapped person from a confined space. Small units are designed to handle the weight of one person. The heavy duty large units installed on the decks of the large boats are used for lowering or raising the rescue boats.