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About Hse Regulations

Lever tools and manual hoists or chain falls are designed to lift under the power of one person. 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,

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The Most Recent Info Concerning Osha Hoisting And Rigging Safety

Days 4 and 5 Entertainment Rigging Principles The class will be taught by Ethan Gilson, a graduate of Emerson College (BFA, Performing Arts) and an ETCP Certified Rigger (Arena & Theatre) since its inception in 2005. In addition to being the staff rigger at ALPS, Ethan is an ETCP recognised trainer, has spoken at the USITT and LDI conferences and taught entertainment rigging throughout the country to a variety of industry individuals, businesses, and labour organisations. Ethan is a voting member of the PLASA Technical Standards Rigging Working Group and recently chaired the E1.39 Task Group,

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