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Learn How To Properly Size A Hoist For Your Application ...

Recently, the technical committee of the Hoist Manufacturers Institute (HMI) of MHI hosted a webinar entitled “Sizing a Hoist for Your Application.” The free, 45-minute session explored both The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and European Federation of Materials ...
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Learn Which OSHA Overhead Lifting Standards Are Most Often Cited ...

Insights from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) were the focus of the second session presented during the fourth annual Overhead Lifting Safety Webinar Series (www.mhi.org/overheadsafety). Broadcast on November 4, “OSHA Overhead Lifting Safety Review and Presentation of Upcoming ...
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Webinar Addresses Integrating Overhead Lifting Into An Operation’s Safety Program

The first presentation of the fourth annual Overhead Lifting Safety Webinar Series (www.mhi.org/overheadsafety), “Dangers From Above: Integrating Overhead Lifting into a Resilient Safety Strategy,” was broadcast on October 28. During the hour-long session, three panelists offered insights into how their ...
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Crane, Hoist and Monorail CHM Alliance (CMAA, HMI and MMA) ...

Originally published in MHI Solutions magazine, Volume 9, Issue 4. Continued outreach and education on the topics of worker safety during overhead lifting are the focus of the Alliance between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Crane, ...
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Learn About Overhead Safety From The Experts: Register Today For ...

To help overhead lifting equipment owners, operators, maintenance, and safety personnel ensure the safest workplace, the fourth annual Overhead Lifting Safety Webinar Series (www.mhi.org/overheadsafety) will be held this October through November, 2021. Previously presented in conjunction with MHI’s ProMat and ...
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The “Dos And Don’ts” Of Below-The-Hook Lifting Devices

When attached to an overhead crane or monorail’s hoist, below-the-hook lifting devices (also called attachments or end effectors) ensure that a specific type of load can be lifted, lowered, and positioned safely and securely. Below-the-hook lifting devices are offered by ...
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The “Dos And Don’ts” Of Monorails

Used as an alternative to lift trucks or fixed conveyor systems, monorails transport heavy, bulky materials through a process or within a facility, then position the loads. They are supplied in two different track styles — patented track and enclosed ...
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5 Signs That A Workstation Crane Needs To Be Replaced

Typically designed to loads ranging from 150 to 4,000 pounds, workstation cranes are dedicated to a specific area or location and are equipped with a load handling device, such as a hoist, that suspends the load. Offered in jib, bridge, ...
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11 Crane Components That Enhance Safety, Reliability And Ease Of ...

While nothing replaces thorough and continuous training (and re-training) of workers on how to safely operate overhead single and double girder crane equipment, there are several key components that can be engineered into cranes to enhance their overall safety, reliability ...
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The “Dos And Don’ts” Of Hoists

As a critical component of overhead handling equipment, manual, air and electric hoists make it possible to lift freely suspended, bulky loads up for positioning or transport, and lower down for precise placement. Because they are supplied separately from an ...