Safety

Benefits of a Removable Handle

At worksites, you want equipment on which you can rely. That means tools that are sturdy, light, and won’t get in the way. Choosing a Lug-All Manual Hoist, whether it’s a web strap or cable, will provide you with the quality necessary for any industry. The replaceable components on these hoists permit for optimal usage…

The Difference between a Hardware Hoist and a Lug-All

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We get asked a question a lot from people who occasionally use a manual ratchet hoist: “Why should I ‘invest’ in a Lug-All when I can buy a much cheaper hoist at my local hardware store?” Honestly, this question is very valid. If you don’t use a hoist often, why should you spend more money…

Professional Linemen: Avoiding Life-Threatening Accidents

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It takes a certain type of person to work on energized power lines, climb poles, and open switches on a daily basis. Linemen and women are generally tough, physically fit, and knowledgeable about the many types of conditions that can occur in their line of work. Linemen spend most of their work days in all…

Daily Cable Inspections

A high-quality cable ratchet winch hoist is designed to last a long time if it’s used and maintained properly. There are many inspections related to the hoist itself, but daily cable inspection is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure the longevity and safety of your hoist. What should you be…

Safety 101: The Dielectric Properties of Web Strap Hoists

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Lug-All Web Strap Hoists are designed for overhead maintenance and construction of energized power lines. The web strap is not an insulating live-line tool, which means if it becomes wet or dirty, the strap loses some of its dielectric properties. But, when it’s clean and dry, it does have dielectric properties typically associated with nylon…