PLASA STANDARDS: Two Chain Hoist Rigging Standards in Public Review
posted on 12:50 PM, December 6, 2012
Two Chain Hoist Rigging Standards in Public Review
Two draft Rigging Working Group standards related to the use of chain hoists in the entertainment industry are available for free download and comment HERE through 28 January 2013. Materially affected members of the public are invited to review them.
BSR E1.6-2 - 201x, Entertainment Technology — Design, Inspection, and Maintenance of Electric Chain Hoists for the Entertainment Industry, is part of the E1.6 powered entertainment rigging project. This draft standard covers the design, inspection, and maintenance of serially manufactured electric link chain hoists having capacity of 2 tons or less and used in the entertainment industry. This standard does not cover attachment to the load or to the overhead structure.
BSR E1.6-4 - 201x, Portable Control of Fixed-Speed Electric Chain Hoists in the Entertainment Industry, is a standard for the controls often used to operate the chain hoists that are the subject of E1.6-2.
For more information, please contact Karl Ruling, PLASA's Technical Standards Manager, at