pneumatic hoist

pneumatic hoist

[nu̇′mad·ik ′hȯist]
(mechanical engineering)
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When the accident happened, a pneumatic hoist was being used to lift various items out of the tank through a small hatch at main deck level.
5kg each, fell from a load being lifted by a pneumatic hoist and struck the men.
Little did I know that the replacement of the old school, chainfall hoist in favor of the "new and improved" pneumatic hoist soon was going to give me the scare of a lifetime.