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Chain Sling Identification Tag

Contributed by Bob Kozickie, Technical Sales Support Manager Edited by Christy Kutchma, Marketing Coordinator The single most important component on an alloy chain sling is the identification tag.  Per OSHA 1910.184, if the ID tag is missing or illegible, the sling must be removed from service. ...

Knowing the difference when selecting Grab Hooks

Contributed by Bob Kozickie, Technical Sales Support ManagerEdited by Christy Kutchma, Product & Marketing Associate There are three styles of grab hooks manufactured for overhead lifting:  Non-Cradle, Cradle, and Chain Shortening Grab Hooks. Each are designed to shorten, choke, ...

Trailer Safety Week!

Contributed by Cary Kronebusch, Senior Product Manager Edited by Christy Kutchma, Product & Marketing Associate Welcome to #TrailerSafetyWeek!  Peerless is a proud ally of this annual event.  Peerless supplies Cargo Control and Trailer Safety Chain Products to the trailer manufac...

Lifting Steel Plate – Plate Hooks

Contributed by Bob Kozickie, Technical Sales Support Manager Edited by Christy Kutchma, Product & Marketing Associate Plate steel is an essential component that is used to fabricate everything from railroad tanker cars, pressure vessels, and storage tanks to machinery, medical eq...

ARE BTH DEVICES REQUIRED TO BE PROOF TESTED?

Contributed by Bob Kozickie, Technical Sales Support Manager Edited by Christy Kutchma, Product & Marketing Associate Are Below the Hook lifting devices are required, by law, to be proof tested prior to initial use? There has been a long standing ongoing debate within the liftin...

Shall and Should When Reading Regulations

Contributed by Bob Kozickie, Technical Sales Support Manager Governments have established regulations and standards within the workplace in order to provide the highest degree of safety for all employees. These regulations and standards have various degrees of authority depending on ...