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
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
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
Over the years PDQ Lifting have been asked to supply lifting equipment for many different uses, some of which you would have never have thought of, from the prosaic – moving safes/ garden sheds/ shipping containers, to more unusual items, such as: Continue reading
It can be difficult to understand why one type of sling in the lifting equipment world could be more appropriate than another. It often depends on individual requirements and Lifting Gear can hopefully answer your question. Continue reading