Guides, Instructions & manuals for lift rope, steel, chain and textile slings, and general lifting operations


We have a variety of knowledge on the main lifting products and application techniques.  Please only use as a reference, if you are unsure about the safety of a lifting operation, whether it be if a steel wire rope is safe for use or how to calculate load factors.  Please view our training courses. 

Best Practise Videos

Steel Wire Rope and Lifting Components Educational Videos

Learn about the basic rejection criteria for slings, the correct use of eyebolts, how to cut a wire rope properly, wire rope coiling and more in these short videos.


Height Safety

We also have a set of 7 videos on the different types of fall protection equipment for common types of working at height.


PDF Download Icon General Technical guide  Download our PDF Technical guide which covers a vast array of products from suspension points to wire rope clamps offering advice on the best practise and safe use.

Our trainers have a vast experience of real life application and are accredited by LEEA and other bodies.  If there isn’t a specific course for your requirements or you can’t find it, simply use one of our contact forms to enquire.

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"If you would like to learn with hands on training, Certex have experts within the lifting industry whom have worked with lifting products for decades.  Certex offers practical training and in classe dedicated facilities at our live workshops and warehouses.  Certex covers the correct methods, lifting component choice and more to ensure safe lifting operations."


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