General Guidance for safe use of Lifting Shackles

This information is of a general nature only covering the main points on the safe use of lifting shackles. It may be necessary to supplement this information for specific applications.

 

Lifting Shackles – Dos and Don’ts

 

DO:  

ü  Store and Handle lifting shackles correctly

ü  Inspect shackles before use and before placing them into storage

ü  Select the correct pattern of shackle and pin for the application Continue reading

Manual Chain & Lever Blocks

There is always a risk of an accident occurring when using manual chain blocks and lever hoists. This is because in general, they are dangerous if instructions on how to use them properly are not followed. Other risks of injury can be a result of not maintaining and checking the chains and levers on a regular basis. Continue reading