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Homemade vs. Custom Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices

Mazzella below-the-hook product manager, Dan Sherwood, breaks down what you need to know about homemade lifting devices created by in-house engineers vs. the purchase of a custom manufactured lifting device from a third party.

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In this video:

0:00 – Intro

1:06 – Why do companies want to create in-house lifting devices?

1:50 – Why shouldn’t you create your own in-house lifting devices?

3:38 – Can a homemade lifting device be certified by a third party?

4:21 – Can a homemade lifting device be repaired by a third party?

5:13 – What are the benefits of purchasing a custom built lifting device?

5:50 – What is the process for phasing out homemade lifting devices currently in use?

6:50 – How can we help if your lifting device fails an inspection?

7:07 – How can I get my lifting devices OSHA compliant?

8:00 – Please like and subscribe!

8:13 – Questions? Leave them in the comments!

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