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We are reaching new heights and expanding our national sales team. Al Atwood of MVP Sales has been representing the Safety Hoist Company for over 5 years in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. After college, Al spent 15+ years in the roofing industry and 30 years in the siding industry. He is best known for listening to customers and following through on their requests. Relationships with distributors are his…
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A recent roof collapse in Colorado has been blamed on the way heavy shingles were placed on the roof by a subcontractor. You can view the story here. Prevent this scenario at your worksite. Don’t use a boom truck or roofing conveyor or subcontract to someone who does. Instead, retain control of shingle bundle placement with a safe, simple, affordable Safety Hoist material hoist. Place shingles where they actually need…
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Safety Hoist Company is committed to worker safety and has demonstrated a dedication to communicating beneficial information for almost 50 years. That is why we especially appreciate the congratulations, positive feedback, and inquiries we have received in response to our article “Hoisting a Roofing Safety Standard” in the March 2017 issue of Florida Roofing magazine. Obviously, it’s not enough to know the risks and the OSHA requirements associated with the…
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Our ladder lifts are reaching new summits! Safety Hoist company is growing its sales force and expanding its territory again. Jim Held of GTO Marketing LLC has joined the team as the Safety Hoist Sales representative for Minnesota and Wisconsin. Jim attended University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee. He grew up working construction. In 1983, he started in building material distribution, working his way up to owning his own agency. He focused on…
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The 2017 International Roofing Expo was the largest in the event’s 62-year history. With more booths to explore, more square feet to cover, and more companies vying for your attention, we thank you for visiting the Safety Hoist Company booth. We appreciated the opportunity to talk with you about how Safety Hoist products can help your business. For over 45 years, our sole focus has been designing and manufacturing ladder…
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A Safety Hoist material hoist will last many years with routine care. All of the following tasks should be done at the end of every season—as well as at the specified times—but it is not too late to do them now, as spring approaches. Unless otherwise noted, this maintenance schedule applies to both the Briggs and Stratton gasoline engine (G) and the Honda electric (E) motor. Before use Clean debris…
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The change from Standard Time to Daylight Saving Time in the spring and from DST to ST in the fall serves as a reminder for many to do semi-annual maintenance tasks. Utilize this checklist every time you get your ladder out (your ladder lift included) and before you begin using it.  There is no “Defective” tag on the ladder from a previous incident  The rungs of the ladder are secure…
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Safety Hoist ladder lifts aren’t just for roofing jobs. When the freight elevator broke at a major east coast glass manufacturing company, Safety Hoist MH-123 material hoists were chosen to move 50-pound bags of sand between the levels of their factory. This was possible because our power ladder can be equipped with an electric motor instead of a gas engine for indoor use. Our platform hoists are also highly portable,…

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