safety hoist

safety hoist

[′sāf·tē ‚hȯist]
(mechanical engineering)
A hoisting gear that does not continue running when tension is released.
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The self-contained system opens easily to expose the interior for cleaning and inspection and is available with a motorized, hands-free safety hoist, as well as a choice of steam, gas, or electric process-air heating systems and various custom options.
5 WHEN Elisha Graves Otis invented it, he called it the safety hoist.
A suitable bed and safety hoist were fitted in her home more than six weeks ago in readiness for her being discharged.
Some products formerly produced by ADB, including safety hoist rings and other safety lifting devices, will be produced at a new facility in Valdosta, Georgia.