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#204396 - 12/06/11 08:59 PM How to fix a light
twh Offline

Registered: 03/11/04
Posts: 895
Loc: Regina, Sask.
A customer called to ask where he could buy a new lens for a low-bay fixture. It's one of those round 400 watt fixtures that hang from a single hook.

He was changing the bulb when the ladder slipped and he grabbed the fixture to keep himself from falling, and the lens fell off. It was a good thing, he said, that he tied the ladder to the light. The light is about 25 feet above the floor and the ladder - well, it was an extension ladder. He leaned an extension ladder against a hanging light that he was working on. I'm going to have nightmares about this.

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#204399 - 12/06/11 11:42 PM Re: How to fix a light [Re: twh]
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9025
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
He probably needs the OSHA handout about working on ladders.
Greg Fretwell

#204448 - 12/10/11 12:03 AM Re: How to fix a light [Re: twh]
Scott35 Offline

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Registered: 10/19/00
Posts: 2724
Loc: Anaheim, CA. USA
Holy ~!@#%&*!!!
Brings in a whole new thought to the term "Troubleshooter"!
Maybe "Daredevil Of Lumen Maintenance" is a prospective nomenclature for such an act!


I'm going to have nightmares about this.

Now I will too! sick

-- Scott
Scott " 35 " Thompson
Just Say NO To Green Eggs And Ham!

#204474 - 12/12/11 06:31 AM Re: How to fix a light [Re: twh]
harold endean Offline

Registered: 02/16/02
Posts: 2248
Loc: Boonton, NJ
He is lucky that he is not on the ground looking up at the light fixture with the missing lens.


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