Tip of the Month- Lifting Equipment

It should be noted that it is a legal requirement for all lifting equipment to be inspected and passed as fit for use according to the rated lifting load. This includes all supporting beams, chain blocks, chains, ropes, slings, as well as bottle jacks and stays. Make sure all equipment is on a register, and annual load tests

Come-A-Longs & Chain Hoist Safety

Hand operated hoists have many applications in rigging work. Typical applications include hoisting a pipe or plate into position for welding or bolting, moving machinery, fence stretching and lifting engines or equipment during repairs. These devices are simple to operate but misuse can result in sudden failure, property damage, and serious injury. Some things to