Crane or hanging scale that can be used as a personal scale

A crane scale with a ceiling lift may be used as a personal scale – appropriate for people who transfer using a ceiling lift

Crane between ceiling lift belt and lifting equipment
Crane between ceiling lift belt and lifting equipment

Description
The user weighs himself with a small convenient battery-powered crane scale/hanging scale with hook and loop. The scale is permanently suspended between the ceiling lift belt and lifting equipment.

Users comments
Scales specially made for use with a ceiling lift a are available, but they are much more expensive.

Purchased from
In Sweden: EK-industriprodukter, www.eip.se (last checked May 2017)

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
User

Editors comments
In Swedeb digital hanging scales are also available at e.g. www.vagar.com (last checked August 2011)

This tip is from 2012

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Tipsare: Bruno

Bruno lives in an apartment and is working part time. He was injured in 1974 and has a tetraplegia (C5-6). Through hand surgery in 1977 his grip function improved. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day and some help at night provided by the local government.