Aegis is designed to protect loggers from falling trees and branches, as well as injuries from chainsaws.
The designated contact must have a copy of the working-alone procedure and any applicable emergency-response plan, contact information, locations and/or maps that may be necessary for a rescue. Every check-in call must be recorded, and if the worker fails to check in, the contact must initiate search procedures as outlined in the plan, be that rendering assistance personally or contacting someone close by who is trained, equipped, and able to assist.
- not be located on the same surface as the cab door;
- be usable at all times; not pose additional hazards;
- be openable from inside or out without tools when the equipment is in use;
- and provide a clear opening with dimensions that comply with the relevant ISO Standard.