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8887866 Pole climbing fall prevention assembly  
A fall prevention assembly to prevent injuries when a user climbing a pole and falls, is provided. The fall prevention assembly includes a pole strap, a first connector, a floating back plate, a...
8863899 Lift safety system  
A lift safety system that prevents the lifting of a support platform from a support base until all of the support legs for the support base are supporting a minimum amount of weight to ensure...
8851232 Rope climbing apparatus  
A rope climbing apparatus includes two spaced side members. Each side member has a climbing rope end and a tethering end. The climbing rope ends each include a pair of spaced apertures. The...
8708104 Rotatable tree stand  
The present invention is a 180° rotatable tree stand that has an embodiment that allows the tree stand to be manually manipulated to control the rotation. Another embodiment has the rotation...
8579085 Suspended access chair with rescue system  
A suspended access chair with a rescue system that may be utilized to access a wind turbine blade while mounted on a tower for purposes such as inspection, maintenance, cleaning, and repair of the...
8511433 Tree stand hoist system  
A hoist for elevating a hunter's tree stand from the ground to a vertical position alongside of the trunk of a tree comprises a segmented, extendable and contractible pole having a tree clamping...
8286753 Steel pump jack with safety latch and method  
An upper shackle assembly for a steel pump jack for a wood pole includes a u-shaped shackle component to receive the wood pole. The assembly includes a crank handle that extends through the...
8240432 Tree stand  
A tree stand is provided, the tree stand including a platform support, first and second clamps rotatably attached to the platform support, and a platform attached to an upper portion of the...
8079444 Transportable, self-erecting, battery powered, vertical lift assembly  
A transportable, self-erecting, battery powered, vertical lift assembly includes a wheeled frame with a towing attachment mechanism. A linear guide member with an exterior roller chain member is...
7971685 Pump jack tree stand  
The invention comprises, in one form thereof, a pump jack tree stand including a platform and a seat engaging a pump jack. The pump jack cooperates with a pole that is supported by an adjacent...
7963368 Suspended anchored climbing device with safety features  
A ladder or climbing device has hollow tubular jaws at its head end that permit a rope or cable to pass around the target tree or pole. A tubular cable guide is positioned along side the vertical...
7934698 Powered rope ascender and portable rope pulling device  
A device for pulling an elongate member includes a rotational motor having an output and a rotating drum connected to the output of said rotational motor. The device further includes a guide...
7857097 Scaffolding apparatus and method  
An apparatus comprising a frame scaffold with a mechanically operated sliding support, as well as methods of assembling, using and disassembling a frame scaffold using the sliding support are...
7857096 Steel pump jack with safety latch and method  
An upper shackle assembly for a steel pump jack for a wood pole includes a u-shaped shackle component to receive the wood pole. The assembly includes a crank handle that extends through the...
7823694 Motorized climbing hunting stand  
A motorized, climbing tree stand ideal for hunting has a rigid elongated, track constructed from multiple, axially aligned sections attached to a tree trunk. A carriage supporting a seat and...
7766124 High rise evacuation system  
A system for the evacuation of persons from a multi story structure during circumstances in which the normal escape mechanisms such as stairs and elevators are unusable for any reason. The system...
7661512 Pump jack and method  
A pump jack for a scaffold in a system to support a work platform and move the platform up and down a pole to access a vertical work surface. The pump jack includes an L-shaped framework having a...
7588123 Foothold for climbing tree stands  
A climbing tree stand includes a platform, a pair of support arms attached to the platform, and a pair of stirrup-like devices attached to the platform or the support arms and extending generally...
7533761 Tree stand  
A tree stand includes a planar load supporting platform having an inner end for abutting a tree trunk, a pair of two-section arms pivotally connected to sides of the platform for rotation between...
7513334 Powered rope climbing apparatus  
Portable power driven rope climbing apparatus having a motor driving a gear reduction mechanism which drives a pulley wheel securing a rope extending thereabouts. A rope output guide member is...
7434662 Apparatus for hunting in trees  
An apparatus and method for hunting in leaning and non-leaning trees is disclosed. The apparatus includes an adjustable tree stand having top and/or bottom adjustment. Adjustment is provided...
7296658 Tree stand support bracket  
The tree stand support bracket has three mutually pivotable parts and a belt for adjustably securing the length of the belt to fit the size of the tree it is attached to. The pivotable parts are...
7287623 Adjustable tree stand with power drive  
A tree stand with a seating section and a standing section, at least one of the sections having a frame with first and second sides, inner and outer ends, a first cable attachment arm with inner...
7281607 Elevating device  
The elevating device of the present invention is comprised of first, second, and third dovetail members that are interlockingly engaged. First dovetail member is secured to an object or an...
7232009 Ascension/descension apparatus and method  
A pole ascension apparatus and associated method are disclosed. According to one embodiment, the apparatus includes a track connected to a pole and a portable platform portion detachably...
7198134 Method and apparatus for assisting multiple climbers  
A method is provided for assisting multiple climbers in ascending and descending the same ladder using an apparatus that includes a plurality of counterweights and a rigging system coupled to the...
7086502 Transport apparatus and method having conformable gripping capability  
A transport apparatus for transporting materials or objects on substantially vertical structures for installation, deployment, inspection and repair purposes includes gripping mechanisms having a...
7073628 Device for climbing on extended supporting elements, such as ropes, with releasable automatically reclamping clasps  
The device for climbing a pair of ropes (1) includes upper and lower clasps (4,6) for clamping each rope and connecting elements for holding a climber, which include a movable or solid seat (7,...
7014594 Ladder climbing safety system  
Ladder climbing safety system for use with a trapeze set-up and which is separate and apart from the usual trapeze safety system. The ladder climbing safety system is arranged to engage a safety...
6981571 Climber catcher  
An apparatus and methods of use for a climber catcher safety device having the ability to securely engage the pole so that the safety device can hold or otherwise support a body belt attached to...
6973995 Integrated support device and method  
A support device secures a technician to a pole during elevated line work. The support device may be integrated with a safety strap to keep the technician from falling if the gaffs of the...
6902032 Technician catcher  
This invention provides apparatus and methods of use for a technician catcher safety device having the means to securely engage the pole so that the safety device can hold or otherwise support a...
6896101 Climbing device  
A climbing device is configured to have a locking mechanism operative to allow the handle and the footplate of the climbing device to pivot to and engage a portion of building structure in a...
6868943 Safety systems and methods for bosun's chairs  
A safety device for a bosun's chair includes means for movably attaching the bosun's chair to a mast and means for braking the bosun's chair relative to the mast.
6793258 Device and method for gripping a handrail  
A device and method for gripping a handrail or other object having a top and a bottom surface. The device includes a handle for gripping by a user. A fixed member is coupled to the handle for...
6782973 Device for climbing on extended support elements, such as ropes, with releasable automatically reclamping clasps  
The device for climbing a pair of ropes (1) includes releasable upper and lower clasps (4,6) for each rope that clamp in response to a downward force acting thereon but relieve when the downward...
6752242 Wood pole fall protection device  
A wood pole fall protection device for line technicians and pole climbers that allows travel up and down a wooden pole without incurring a fall or injury. The wood pole fall protection device is...
6715585 Tree stand  
A tree stand has a platform and seat portion that are used together. The two portions are very similar and differ in that the platform has a grid on which a hunter can stand, and the seat portion...
6619432 Object transport apparatus, drive mechanism for object transport apparatus and method of using object transport apparatus  
A cable transport apparatus (1) has a first rotational axis (20a, 20c) and a second rotational axis (20b, 20d) that are not in parallel but cross each other with a predetermined angle...
6412602 Climbing device  
The invention relates to a motor-driven (22) climbing device (1) which, with the aid of a motor-driven winch (14) and a conventional rope lock (4), allows comfortable ascent along a rope (2), the...
6382356 Man lift apparatus  
The man lift apparatus comprises a handle secured to first and second arms which extend around an upright pole-type support for supporting a user at a selected position upon the upright pole-type...
6382355 Climbing appliance for roping-up and roping-down operations  
A climbing appliance (1) for roping persons up and down using the double rope technique is proposed, which comprises a housing (12) and a clamping jaw (13) mounted pivotally in the housing,...
6357549 Guide rail climbing lifting platform and method  
A guide rail system is used to erect towers, to place equipment on towers and for maintenance of towers. The guide rail may be added to existing towers, a climbing lifting platform is attached to...
6241045 Safety structures for pole climbing applications  
A novel fall protection apparatus is described wherein a worker can climb a pole, while maneuvering about the pole as he climbs. This structure enables the worker to both ascend and descend, but...
6223854 Safety and support garment for use in tree stand  
A safety and support garment that is worn by a user to assist the user in climbing a tree and then maintaining either a standing or sitting position in the tree. The garment includes a girdle with...
6079517 Power driven tree stand  
A power driven tree stand including an elevator assembly having a pair of parallel primary rails and a pair of parallel secondary rails. A primary axle couples the primary rails and a secondary...
6045442 Non-rotating, heavy duty game hoist  
A heavy-duty game hoist for suspending large game, such as deer, or other animals for processing in a stable, non-rotating manner. The preferred embodiment of the present invention contemplates a...
6041891 Climbing device for building frames  
A climbing device for attaching to building frames having a pair of jaw members, at least one of which is movable with respect to the other. The spacing between the jaw members may be adjusted,...
6016889 Fall protection device including tiltable bearing  
A fall protection device for protecting a user from falling while climbing a pole includes a housing dimensioned to fit over a top end of the pole. THe housing comprises a closed end and an...
5983966 Self-propelled tree pruning apparatus  
A self-propelled tree pruning apparatus having a cutting tool with helical edges, such as a milling head. The pruning apparatus is comprised of a frame, at least one pair of driven wheels...

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