Rigging & Hoisting

Sea and Air International, Inc. is a Fully Licensed and Bonded OTI (Ocean Transportation Intermediary – No. 020349N) international mover, and NVOCC licensed by the FMC (Federal Maritime Commission).

Fully Licensed and Bonded FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration), Sea and Air International, Inc. is a registered member of the HHGFAA / IAM (Household Goods Forwarders Association of America, Inc.) and AMSA (American Moving and Storage Association).

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All Sea Air Workers involved in hoisting and rigging operations should receive training in the following:
* Sling and hitch types
* Sling capacity determination
* Equipment inspection, care, and maintenance
* Load weight and center of gravity determination
* Safe lifting techniques

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* Know when hoisting and rigging techniques are necessary.
* Ensure equipment is properly maintained.
* Ensure workers use safe lifting techniques.
* All-Lifts has a highly trained service staff that inspects and repairs all types of slings, come-alongs, cranes, and rigging gear.
* We perform on-site inspections and supply detailed inspection reports that keep our customers informed. In addition, we perform valuable training seminars for customers.

Material Lifts, Hoists, Hoist Systems, Cranes, Custom Crane and Lifting Devices, and Rigging Equipment.
We Carry Electric, Rope, Chain, Hoist Hardware, Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors
and Accessories from and All Major Manufacturers.

Slings should be visually inspected before each use to ensure their effectiveness. Improper use of hoisting equipment, including slings, may result in overloading, excessive speed (e.g., taking up slack with a sudden jerk, shock loading), or sudden acceleration or deceleration of equipment.

There are generally six types of slings: chain, wire rope, metal mesh, natural fiber rope, synthetic fiber rope, or synthetic web. Slings tend to be placed into three groups: chain, wire rope and mesh, and fiber rope web.

Each type has its own particular advantages and disadvantages. Factors to consider when choosing the best sling for the job include size, weight, shape, temperature, and sensitivity of the material being moved, and the environmental conditions under which the sling will be used.

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