Hoist Decisions: Wire Vs. Chain

Two familiar but very different choices face the plant manager for a hoist in your plant: wire rope or chain. It’s a serious mistake to assume there’s little difference. They perform a similar function, but act in different ways and are designed for different types of load or materials. So if you’re looking to buy […]

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5 Safety Tips for Overhead Hoists

Overhead hoists make moving heavy items a whole lot easier. However, statistics show that almost 20 people died last year as a result of accidents with overhead hoists. Safety should be your top priority with any type of heavy machinery. It becomes especially crucial when working with overhead hoists. The items being moved tend to […]

How Moye Handling Systems Consultants Keep Your Overhead Cranes and Hoists Safer

The most recent data available on crane-related accidents shows that 19 people in a year lost their lives on overhead cranes, and 14 of those deaths were due to falls. Furthermore, fall protection shows up twice in OSHA’s top ten list of construction safety violations. It’s clear that the dangers of working on overhead cranes […]

Latest Overhead Hoist & Crane Information, News, Research:

  1. 5 Safety Tips for Overhead Hoists; Overhead Crane and Hoist Consulting
  2. Common Weak Spots in Workplace Safety; Inspection
  3. 4 Important Reminders for Workplace Safety; Inspection, Testing
  4. How Moye Handling Systems Consultants Keep Your Overhead Cranes and Hoists Safer; Overhead Crane and Hoist Consulting
  5. Common Signs That Your Crane or Hoist System Needs Repair; Inspection
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