What is a Below-the-Hook Lifting Device?

What is a below-the-hook lifting device? It’s a lot more than just a fancy term for a lifting hook. In this video, we break down some definitions, components, and OSHA/ASME standards that apply to all types of below-the-hook lifters.

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In this video, we cover:
► What is a below-the-hook lifting device? (0:47)
► Common components and configurations of below-the-hook lifting devices (1:39)
► What OSHA and ASME standards apply to below-the-hook devices? (3:30)

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