Lifting equipment

Lifting equipment, also known as lifting gear, is a general term for any equipment that can be used to lift loads. This includes jacks, block and tackle, vacuum lifts, hoists, rotating screws, gantries, A frames, gin poles, shear legs, sheerleg, windlasses, lifting harnesses, fork lifts, hydraulic lifting pads, air lift bags, and cranes.

Lifting equipment can be dangerous to use, and is the subject of safety regulations in most countries

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