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Straightpoint supplies load link load cells, dynamometers, load shackles, provided cabled or wireless (telemetry), crane scales, center of gravity and data logging systems. In an industry where safety and quality are paramount, Straightpoint designs and manufactures to the highest standards, builds measurement equipment with world-class technical expertise and can deliver solutions quickly from its many locations around the world.

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video that focuses on the setup and use of a builder's hoist. The builders hoist is simple to erect and easily portable. It is used for moving material vertically. If you have a job site with scaffolding, this will be a very useful product.  Buiders hoists are also available in an i-beam trolley mount.

The Griphoist, also know as the Tirfor, is possibly the most underutilized piece of equipment. This piece can lift, pull and tension loads while being used in any orientation. The Griphoist has no limitations on the length of wire rope that can be used. It is lightweight, portable and easy to use.  In this demonstration video you will learn the proper set-up and use for the Griphoist. 

Konecranes has opened a modern, new factory in India to serve the growing needs of the Asian market. The factory is designed for the highest standards of safety and quality. 

NACB Inc. will present the 2013 Professional Development Conference this fall. The company has compiled experts from various segments of the crane, hoist and rigging, and safety and compliance industry to present, to attendees, including nformation that can be readily applied to our day-to-day operational needs.

 

Simulators create a real world environment for crane operators without the risk of unsafe operation or insurance liabilities. Next week at the Crane & Rigging and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conferences in Indianapolis, Ind., NACB will bring mobile and overhead crane simulators for attendees to experience during the interactive session.

 

CTE has released a video that explains the various steps for the proper use of the harnesses, starting with the first information regarding the fit (almost like a jacket), then it analyzes the various points of locking legs, fixing belts and connecting the cord, so to be ready to work safely at height. In this sense, we need to be careful for any simple everyday things, because they need always a lot of attention.

The ReachMaster BlueLift B72 Series is one of four powered access models in the series, which ranging in platform height from 39 to 72 feet. The BlueLift B72 powered lifts are easy to operate indoors and out, and it is dual powered with 110V and the Honda 440ix or Hatz diesel engine and single door access. The ReachMaster BlueLift Series is ideal for the rental industry, window cleaners, tree care industry and building maintenance among others.

Joe Mastanduno, rental account manager for John Deere Construction & Forestry, discusses the upcoming opportunities for Tier 4 engines. These engine will be included in the majority of lifting equipment, including cranes, aerial lifts, and rough-terrain forklifts. The presentation was made during the 2012 SAF-T Conference webinar series. For more videos from this series, visit www.saf-tconference.com.

Kevin O'Shea, Mastclimbers LLC--IPAF Chairman, Mast Climbing Work Platforms, (International) Committee IPAF Chairman, North American Regional Council SAIA Chairman, Mast Climber Council--discusses what do equipment owners and users need to know about 'duty of care', and protecting employees from risk? OSHA regulations, manufacturers manuals, ANSI Standards, all impact on our day-to-day business, and liability comes in many forms.

Sponsored by the Scaffold & Access Industry Association, this SAF-T Conference presentation focuses on aerial lift inspections. Bob Bartley, director of technical services for Genie Industries, discusses general safety guildelines, inspection responsibilities and frequency, inspection forms, and more.

Presented by Vicki Hall, director of quality & technical services for Trojan Battery Co., this video review maintenance techniques and tips for deep-cycle battery owners and users, including aerial lift rental houses, contractors, and aerial lift safety trainers. The presentation is part of the 2012 SAF-T Conference Webinar Series, hosted by Maximum Capacity Media.

The 2012 SAF-T Conference Webinar Series kicked off March 22 with "Best Practices for Aerial Lift Training." Presented by Jeff Stachowiak, national safety training director for Sunbelt Rentals, this webinar included:

As the exclusive distributor of Jekko mini cranes in the United States, Fascan International announced in March that it had created a new company, Jekko USA, which will manage marketing and sales of the product in the U.S.

 

Teupen’s LEO 18GT offers a 441-pound capacity throughout its working envelope, including at its full 51'9" platform height and at its 24'3" maximum outreach at an elevation of 27 feet. The turret offers 450° non-continuous rotation, and the wide turret diameter gives a solid, sturdy feel.