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Are You and Your Rigging Operators Lifting Responsibly?

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According to ASME B30.20, both the owner of a lifting device (the company) and its operator are responsible for certain guidelines when lifting below-the-hook devices.

EMPLOYER’S RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Establish /Verify Equipment Safety - In order to ensure that below-the-hook equipment meets ASME standards an Equipment Inspection/Testing/Maintenance Program should be put into place. All equipment should be regularly inspected, tested and maintained so that it is in proper working order and records maintained.

2.     Use Proper Lifting Devices - Make sure that proper lifting devices are being used for a particular lifting application and that they are being used correctly according to the operating manual.

3.     Provide...

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Material Handling / Lifting With Plate Clamps

Lifting Clamps Plate Clamps

Vertical and horizontal plate clamps are designed for lifting sheets, profiles or structures in either a vertical and/or horizontal direction. Plate lifting clamps have a built-in safety mechanism which consists of a locking device, a tension spring and a lever. Once the lever has been operated, the safety mechanism provides constant pre-tensioning of the cam on the steel-plate to ensure that the clamp doesn’t slip when the lifting force is applied. When the load is lifted, the clamping force on the cam is increased by the weight of the load.

With their ease of use...

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Get a Helping Hand with a Vacuum Lift

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When an application involves rotating, holding and manipulating product or material, a vacuum lifter can easily handle multiple tasks and custom vacuum lifters offer precise application efficiency, saving on staff and possible injury.

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Don't Underestimate the Danger of Overhead Cranes

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Overhead Crane accidents can be caused by a lack of adequate preventative maintenance, inspections, and lack of operator training and/or experience. Do you know what responsibilities the employer has to their crane operators?

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PRESS RELEASE - WiscoLift Expands Facility

Cable Industries Custom Cable Assemblies OEM for Cable Assemblies WiscoLift

WiscoLift, Inc., a material handling supplier, is planning to expand its OEM section for its division, Cable Industries.

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