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The Best Davit Systems for Use in Confined Spaces
Jul 7th 2017

The Best Davit Systems for Use in Confined Spaces

A davit is a popular crane-like device made of steel or aluminum and designed for supporting, raising, lateral moving, and lowering people, working platforms, boats, anchors, or other heavy equipment. Davit systems can be used to lower a lifeboat to the embarkation level for boarding. They can be utilized as man-overboard safety devices to retrieve people from the water. You … read more
Nov 28th 2014

Product Review: Capital Safety's Advanced 5-Piece Hoist Davit System

Tripod systems are the norm in confined space entry and retrieval. They're excellent tools, but they don't work in every situation. Thankfully, Capital Safety's Advanced 5-Piece Hoist Davit System is an alternative that can take you where standard tripods can't. The tripod's archenemy is the square entry hatch. Regular tripods won't fit over them, so you've got to call for a bigger tripod … read more