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Teresa Massaro

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Crosby Sling Calculator 6.0 - Now Available for iPhones and iPads

The much-anticipated Crosby Sling Calculator is now available as an app for your iPad or iPhone! With over 15 calculators, this app is packed with utilities to aid you in determining sling tensions, calculating a load's center of gravity, and computing the volume and weight of a load. Users of our popular PC-based Sling Calculator will find all of the functionality, and more, here in this newest addition to our suite of apps by The Crosby Group. 

crosby app

Features of the Crosby Sling Calculator 6.0

  • Features more than 15 calculators and utilities designed to aid in determining sling tensions, calculating a load's center of gravity, and computing the volume and weight of a load.
  • Allows you to choose local measurement (Metric units, Feet and Inches or Decimal Feet).
  • Indicate your preference for Vertical Sling Angles (CEN) or Horizontal Sling Angles (ASME).

The Crosby Sling Calculator also provides tutorial messages and inquiry screens that allow “real time” education on the use of the products many attributes. Finally, with just the tap on the screen the resultant PDF files can be sent directly to your e-mail inbox.  

The Crosby Sling Calculator is available for $24.99 (US). Click here to download the app today! 

Tags: lifting and rigging, The Crosby Group, Crosby

SC&RA FREE Webinar - July 27, 2011


SC&RA Free Webinar

Mark your calendars!  SC&RA is hosting another FREE online webinar! 

Loss trends for the Crane, Rigging and Specialized Transportation Industry 

Join us in July as SC&RA’s exclusively endorsed property and casualty partner will present loss trends that your company should be aware of for establishing safety and risk management programs.  Based upon frequency, this webinar will cover the 5 most common crane losses and the 5 most common transportation losses.  Additional information will be provided on the most costly losses, strictly from a financial perspective.  The last part of the webinar will deal with the most frequent causes of severe disability and death.  This information will be based upon the loss trends developed from 2009 and 2010, national industry data. 

Cost: FREE

Presenter:  NBIS Experts

Click here to register. 

Safety is always a top priority at Bishop Lifting Products.  In order to stay up-to-date on all current safety practices, members of our QHSE team will also be on the webinar.  We encourage all crane & rigging professionals to participate and listen to SC&RA's webinar on July 27th.

Tags: rigging safety, SC&RA, free webinar, crane & rigging, crane safety