Draft Standard for Powered Hoist Systems Now Available for Review

Posted on Monday, May 16th, 2011

BSR E1.6-1 – 201x, Entertainment Technology – Powered Hoist Systems

This draft standard is part of the BSR E1.6 powered theatrical rigging system project. This part, BSR E1.6-1, deals with powered winches that are not serially manufactured electric chain hoists. It is intended to establish requirements for the design, manufacture, inspection, and maintenance of powered hoist systems for lifting and suspending loads in theatres and other places of public assembly.

Review period ends: July 12, 2011

Copies of the draft recommendations and the forms for submitting your comments are available from the PLASA Public Review Documents page.

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