Tip From The Experts: Below-the-Hook Devices – Homemade vs. Engineered Products


Benefits of Relying on a Professional Device

Do you have an engineer and/or certified welder on staff? It’s often easy to rely on someone internally to create a “homemade” below-the-hook lifting device, but that device still needs to be compliant and conform to industry standards. When it comes to ASME and OSHA specifications, it’s often wiser to use a professional lifting device manufacturer. Even if your homemade product adheres to all the criteria required in the ASME and OSHA standards, you usually aren’t saving time and money and are taking on a large liability than if you used a professional device.

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