Counter Weighted Hoist Systems

Counter Weighted Hoist Systems

Counter weighted confined space and rescue systems utilize a central base to accommodate a variety of anchoring options, positioning and adjustment legs, and extension assemblies.  These systems offer multiple anchoring options, including a weight rack for counter balanced applications, and a wheel pad assembly to allow for counter balance of the unit with an attendant vehicle.

Design Features

OSHA Regulations

  • 1926.502(d) ‘Personal fall arrest systems.’ Personal fall arrest systems and their use shall comply with the provisions set forth below. Effective January 1, 1998, body belts are not acceptable as part of a personal fall arrest system. Note: The use of a body belt in a positioning device system is acceptable and is regulated under paragraph (e) of this section.
  • 1926.502(d)(20) The employer shall provide for prompt rescue of employees in the event of a fall or shall assure that employees are able to rescue themselves.

Did You Know?

Any fall protection anchor must be able to support 5,000 pounds unless designed by a qualified person?