Category Archives: Chain Sling

Hire more Inspectors

Concerned about the pace at which OSHA is hiring new inspectors, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) is requesting information on the agency’s staffing levels. In a letter sent on Oct. 4 to Loren Sweatt, OSHA’s acting assistant secretary of labor, DeLauro … Continue reading

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Rigging for Talley Metals

Working in a metals plant involves many different styles of cranes, slings, rigging hardware and knowledge. Rigging a load to the overhead crane or mobile crane requires precise movements but also requires adequate knowledge of calculating the weight of the … Continue reading

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Home made sling?

The question is does it look safe? According to the person who made it, they would say “YES”. My question to you is do you think it looks safe? Below are some pictures from recent sling inspection. There is one … Continue reading

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Rigging, Calculations, Safe Lifting

There are so many things to Rigging. Many people can say they are riggers or know how to rig a load. But do you really know? Unless you can tie 5 knots, calculate loads, stress, angles, reduction factors, tension, you … Continue reading

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What is wrong with this picture?

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