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Two Draft Rigging Standards for Powered Hoists in Review

PLSN Staff • News • January 25, 2010

NEW YORK – BSR E1.6-1–201x, Entertainment Technology – Powered Hoist Systems and BSR E1.6-2–201x, Entertainment Technology – Design, Inspection, and Maintenance of Serially Manufactured Electric Chain Hoists for the Entertainment Industry, are available for public review on ESTA's Web site through Feb. 15, 2010.

The reviews are over when the posted "Review End Date" is reached. The draft standards are part of the BSR E1.6 powered theatrical rigging system project.


BSR E1.6-1 deals with powered winches that are not serially manufactured electric chain hoists; BSR E1.6-2 deals with powered winches that are.


For more information, please contact:


Karl G. Ruling, Technical Standards Manager, ESTA, 875 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1005, New York, NY 10001; 1-212-244-1505


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