It should not take two people to pull on hand chain, or a lever arm. Never put an extender (cheater bar) on a lever tool. This is a sure sign you are overloading the hoist. If it takes 58 pounds of pull force to raise one ton, any pull force over this value will overload the hoist. Consult the manufacturers specifications and train your operators on what each pull force should be. Many domestic (and some foreign) hoist manufacturers offer overload protection devices, either as standard equipment, or as an added cost option. This device protects the user, the overhead structure, and the hoist

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In fact, since the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Mine Safety and Health Act were enacted in the 1970s, the rate of workers being killed on the job has declined by more than 75 percent, and the number of fatalities has declined from about 14,000 a year in 1970 to 4,836 worker deaths in 2015, with a workforce twice as large. Stripping Away Worker Protections in the First 100 Days In just the first 100 days, the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress have already made it easier for companies to steal workers wages and cut comers on safety (they repealed the regulations on

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Very pleasant and very nice. He was unwell. Mr Biggadike, who lived in Spalding, suffered catastrophic internal injuries when he fell onto a protruding metal post while being aided by a hoist. The prosecution allege that hospital staff were not trained or supervised in the use of the hoist and had removed a knee support pad which should have remained in place. Ms Baker, who was assisting Mr Biggadike at the time he fell, told the jury The knee pad was off. I dont know how it was removed but it was off. She told the jury that she had received some instruction in manual handling as part of her

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Also, its Y shape includes a simple attachment point for quick and easy hook-up. The many frontal attachment points suit the harness to various applications. Its unique independent leg-strap and seat support allow complete freedom of movement and flexibility while climbing, walking, and bending, without unwanted tugging and pulling between the thighs. The leg straps feature auto-lock buckles. The TracX back pad brings extra comfort by minimizing weight on the wearers shoulders and back and providing lumbar support. It also helps the harness hold its shape for quick donning. Six-point adjustment

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