Many organizations have situations that require people to move objects that are too heavy, awkward or bulky to move by hand. The quickest, easiest and safest way to move these objects around is to use specialized lifting equipment.

If this is a regular task, then it will be cost efficient for the business to invest in the right gear to do the job. The nature of the job and the weight of the objects to move will help to determine which lifting equipment is the most suitable for the job. Many pieces of equipment fall under the category of lifting gear including:

Electric hoists
Scaffold hoists
Jib cranes
Pallet handling equipment
Fork lift trucks

Electric Hoist

An electric hoist has a mains powered electric motor and uses a chain to perform the lift or pull. These are usually wall, or ceiling, mounted and can have the option of a radio control.

Scaffold Hoist

A scaffold hoist attaches to a building scaffold and expedites the movement of building materials up to the higher levels. This greatly reduces the time and effort and increases productivity on a building site, but scaffold hoists have a variety of other uses due to the sturdy … Read More

Types of Lifting Equipment

Many organizations have situations that require people to move objects that are too heavy, awkward or bulky to move by hand. The quickest, easiest and safest way to move these objects around is to use

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