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How to fix a light #204396 12/07/11 12:59 AM
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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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Re: How to fix a light [Re: twh] #204399 12/07/11 03:42 AM
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He probably needs the OSHA handout about working on ladders.


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Re: How to fix a light [Re: twh] #204448 12/10/11 04:03 AM
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Holy ~!@#%&*!!!
Brings in a whole new thought to the term "Troubleshooter"!
("Trouble-SEEKER")
Maybe "Daredevil Of Lumen Maintenance" is a prospective nomenclature for such an act!

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I'm going to have nightmares about this.


Now I will too! sick

-- Scott


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Re: How to fix a light [Re: twh] #204474 12/12/11 10:31 AM
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harold endean Offline
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He is lucky that he is not on the ground looking up at the light fixture with the missing lens.


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