Recent Blogs

CM Guest Blog | The Twenty Year Rule

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CM ON THE TWENTY YEAR RULE CM knows it can be easy to fall into the ‘twenty year rule’ trap—but what is it? Read on for tips from Columbus McKinnon (CM) on why some rules actually are made to be broken.  Their…

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Why wear safety glasses? | Training Tuesday

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Why wear safety glasses? Why wear safety glasses? Luckily, it’s Training Tuesday at Hercules SLR, where we bring you training tips for rigging, securing, lifting, safety and more each week.  This week, the focus is on eye safety and why…

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Why confined space training?

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Why confined space training?  Why confined space training? Taking training courses before you enter, exit or work around a confined space has many benefits—The main benefit is having the knowledge to keep yourself and others safe. Why is training to enter…

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Recent News

Paying Attention to Safety: Hercules SLR Spots Hazards

Paying Attention to Safety: Hercules SLR Spots Hazards Catch of the Week! This week, Joey Corbin, API Inspector from Hercules SLR wins the ‘Catch of the Week’ award from  This month, during work at Sable Island and the Finish Strong…

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CM Guest Blog | The Twenty Year Rule

cm cranes and hoisting equipment

CM ON THE TWENTY YEAR RULE CM knows it can be easy to fall into the ‘twenty year rule’ trap—but what is it? Read on for tips from Columbus McKinnon (CM) on why some rules actually are made to be broken.  Their…

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Product Spotlight | Vulcan ETOP from Samson Rope

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Product Spotlight | Vulcan ETOP from Samson Rope Today, the Hercules SLR spotlight is on the Vulcan ETOP from Samson Rope.  WHAT’S AN EMERGENCY TOW-OFF PENDANT?  An emergency tow-off pendant (ETOP) is often referred to as a ‘fire wire’. They’re…

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