Ratchet Lever Hoists

Lever hoists, often referred to as come-a-longs are usually used when the user is required to hoist the load up towards the top hook where the user is positioned and has access to operate the ratchet lever. If hoisting from ground level, you might require a chain block (hand chain hoist). Alternatively, lever hoists are commonly used to tension, pull and position loads, often horizontally.

The most common way to suspend a ratchet lever hoist...