What do you think?
For the crane and rigging experts among you a photo sent in from a reader in the USA seeking an opinion.
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A dumb idea or best practice?
The load suspended from a tower crane hook with web slings has an extra loop, apparently in order to protect against a hook failure. Why the hook is singled out rather that the pin that it pivots on, or the ring that connects the slings is a mystery.
Our correspondent says: “A death with wish the safety tied off below the line in case of a block failure or in compliance with best practices?”.