These devices, often referred to as "motors", are the primary lifting mechanism for suspended scaffolding. The load capacities can range from 700 lbs. up to 2,200 lbs. Hoists are available with either electric or air motors. All of our hoists have emergency descent devices that enable the operators to lower the platform without the use of power. All of our hoists have UL approval and comply with all OSHA requirements for man-riding.