Tag: HMI

EducationSafety

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 ...
GuidelinesStandards

New Overhead Lifting Best Practices Guide To Be Released

Between them, the members of MHI’s Overhead Alliance — which includes the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA), the Hoist Manufacturers Institute (HMI), and the Monorail Manufacturers Association (MMA) — have answered thousands of questions and published approximately 100 documents ...
SafetyTechnology

Webinar Explores Best Practices In The Safe Operation Of Below-The-Hook ...

The last of four sessions featured in the fourth annual Overhead Lifting Safety Webinar Series (www.mhi.org/overheadsafety), “Best Practices for Safe Operation of Below-the-Hook Lifting Equipment,” aired on November 18. During the hour-long presentation, Scott Salisbury, General Manager at Bradley Lifting ...
SafetyTechnology

Discover The Latest Overhead Lifting Safety Innovations During Webinar

The third in a set of four sessions shared during the fourth annual Overhead Lifting Safety Webinar Series (www.mhi.org/overheadsafety), “Overhead Lifting Safety Innovations Panel Discussion,” aired on November 11. During the 45-minute presentation, four panelists discussed several new technologies available ...
EducationSafety

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 ...
EducationSafety

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 ...
GuidelinesSafety

Understanding Safety Signs And Overhead Lifting Equipment Hazards

As heavy industrial equipment designed and engineered to lift, transport, and maneuver large, dense loads throughout a facility, overhead handling systems — including cranes, hoists, and monorails — can pose safety hazards to operators and other personnel if they are ...
GuidelinesSafety

Why Capacity Markings Are Crucial To Overhead Handling Safety

All components of an overhead handling system — including cranes, hoists, and monorails — are designed and constructed by their original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to support a maximum rated load. Typically measured in tons, the load capacity of each specific ...
GuidelinesSafety

Hoist Chain Container Best Practices

When a hoist is equipped with a load chain to lift or lower a load, there is often excess slack chain hanging from the unit. This slack load chain can interfere with the load, the adjacent load chain, or even ...
EducationSafety

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, ...