beltman

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beltman

(ˈbɛltˌmæn)
n
(Professions) Austral and NZ (formerly) the member of a beach life-saving team who swam out with a line attached to his belt
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In addition to cleanup duties, the beltmen are responsible for constant observation of belts in motion, making continual adjustments on both load and return idlers to hold the belt in proper train, and keeping idlers lubricated.