Periodically, a qualified person
should check and adjust rope-pull E-stop installations for proper rope tension.
After each shift change or machine setup, a designated person
should test the rope pull e-stop installation for proper machine shutdown response.
Pulleys and other moving parts associated with the rope should be periodically cleaned and lubricated.
The rope-pull switch and rope assembly should be replaced at specified intervals, based on the environment and operating conditions. Replacement of the rope-pull should be considered after no more than 500,000 operations.