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The Role of a Lift Director

Lift directors are an essential part of lift and rigging operations because they are certified and trained to handle the complexities of each job. Lift directors must pass rigorous examinations appointed by the National Commission for the Certifi…

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What is Bull Rigging?

Every job has its individual obstacles, and sometimes a crew must approach a lift with a different perspective. Often referred to as “Tarzaning,” bull rigging is an approach used to take on some of the most challenging lifting and rigging ope…

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Using Ronin for Rigging, Winching, and Hoisting

We are excited to announce that we will now be carrying the revolutionary Ronin Lift at Florida Wire & Rigging Supply! This product is sure to change the way you work at your job site. Though originally developed as a rope ascender for climbi…

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Tips for Buying Rigging Equipment

have the right equipment for each job. Cheaply-made gear just isn’t dependable enough when your life is on the line. Neither will just any hoist or sling work — you need equipment specific to the job to ensure safety. Using gear beyond its sa…

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Choosing the Right Rigging Company

If you are in the construction, manufacturing, theme park, theater, or mining industry, chances are you will need hoisting and rigging equipment on a frequent basis. Maybe you need to replace some out-of-commission slings and damaged hooks, or yo…

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Hand and Voice Signals on the Job

A crane signal person is essential for all crane operations. From inside the crane booth, an operator’s range of vision and awareness of the environment is significantly limited. Couple this with the serious consequences of a crane accident, an…

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Basic Hoisting and Rigging Guidelines

When there are already so many hazards at a construction site, you don’t need to create more for yourself. As if working with dangerous materials and equipment at great heights, while breathing in hazardous substances, on unsafe structures, and…

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How to Avoid an Accidental Crane Collision

Safety should always be the number one concern on a work site; however, when working with multiple overhead, mobile, or boom-type cranes, the risk of accidental contact is always present. Due to lack of oversight, accidental crane collisions…

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Planning Lifting and Rigging Operations

Performing a successful lifting or rigging operation isn’t as simple as slapping a sling on a load and firing up a crane. This is almost a surefire way to have a costly accident at the work site. Several steps must be taken before you should ev…

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Basics of Rigging Safety

Most construction and manufacturing operations are inherently dangerous. There are many jobs which involve using heavy machinery and hazardous tools in unpredictable environments. Rigging operations definitely fall into this risky category. Since…

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