UL Standard for Safety Hoists
|Publication Date:||14 October 2016|
These requirements cover hoists of the overhead type intended for material lifting service using either chain, wire rope, or fibre kernmantle rope. They are intended to be suspended from a fixed member and may include trolleys for mobility.
This standard covers electrically powered hoists rated 1000 volts or less to be employed in nonhazardous environmental locations in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.
This standard covers pneumatically powered hoists.
These requirements do not cover:
a) Manual and power-operated type portable hoists intended for use with scaffolds suspended by wire ropes;
b) Hoists for transporting people;
c) Manual operated chain hoists; or
d) The fixed member or trolley that suspends the hoist.