Lifting equipment is any work equipment for lifting and lowering loads, and includes any accessories used in doing so (such as attachments to support, fix or anchor the equipment). Examples of lifting equipment include: overhead cranes and their supporting runways. patient hoists. motor vehicle lifts.There are generally two types of lift, Routine and Non-Routine.Lifting equipment, also known as lifting gear, is a general term for any equipment that can be used to lift loads.
A crane: is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist, wire ropes or chains, and sheaves, that can be used to lift and lower heavy materials and to move them horizontally. Different types that can be found in construction are: A tower crane: is a balance crane that consist of the same basic parts.