Lifting Gear

Lifting gear, such as hoists and forklifts along with various other similar types of equipment, can be found in many indoor and outdoor workplaces.

Lifting equipment for various uses and of all load-bearing capabilities will be available to buy or hire on the site, and it will also be the place to sell such equipment.

Forklifts and hoists are among the most common types of lifting gear in use in a wide variety of workplaces, both indoors and outside.

There are some 20 types of common and specialist fork trucks on the market ranging from small hand pallets through to counterbalanced trucks and guided very narrow aisle forklifts to those for use over rough terrain.

Hoists are powered lifting devices that literally haul items upwards or, alternatively, lower them. The most common types of hoist consist of either a wire rope or chain that can be raised or lowered by pulley. Some hoists can be manually operated while others are powered by battery, electricity or air.

While lifting gear such as forklifts and hoists are the equipment that actually raise, lower and move all types of material in the workplace it is essential for health and safety that loads are adequately secured. Accessories including slings, wire ropes, clamps, shackles, eyebolts, jacks, tirfors, winches and restrainers are also available through Lifting Gear Source.

Manufacturers of lifting equipment include Tractel, Yale, Kuplex and Arbil. Makers such as these and more can be found at www.liftinggearsource.co.uk, the site for all items connected with lifting gear.

Lifting Gear, Cranes, Crane Accessories, Winches, Material handling Lifts

Today there is lots of lifting gear available on the market to ensure a safe work environment in your company. In previous times goods and items were lifted by the workers who worked in the factory. Today however, we are living in a mechanical world where machines can perform a lot of the work that was once carried out by humans. One of these is lifting the industrial goods.

The goods are lifted by lifting gear; this gear aside from ensuring a safe workplace reduces stress amongst workers and increases the efficiency of work. It also saves time and energy that can now be utilized in other ways and transferred to other areas by the employees, thereby improving productivity in the workplace.

In order to ensure security of all our employees it is important that businesses employ these types of lifting gear. It is not only extremely useful but, is also essential when think of health & safety.