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close this folderCHAPTER EIGHT - ANCHORS AND HOLDFASTS
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Improvised Holdfasts

8.7 Improvised Holdfasts

When using an improvised holdfast, (eg, an electric light pole, a baulk of timber across a doorway or a heavy vehicle, etc.) care should be exercised in assessing whether or not the item selected will in fact carry the load, and that it is correctly placed relative to the anticipated load.