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

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 for example: eip.se or vagar.com (last checked May 2020)

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
User

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.