EOHTC

Electric overhead traveling crane – an electric powered bridge or gantry crane.

EWP

Elevating work platform.

EGG RING

The main (or master) ring to which the legs of a chain sling assembly are attached.

ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM

A telescoping device, scissor device or articulating device used to support a working platform.

END SPLICE

See back splice.

EQUALlSlNG BEAM

A lifting beam which can be used with two cranes to ensure that each crane is supporting its correct portion of the load.

EQUALlSlNG SHEAVES

Sheaves used to equalise the load.

EXTENSION LADDER

A portable ladder constructed in two or more stages which can be adjusted to vary the height of the ladder.

EYEBOLT

A lifting ring fixed to a threaded rod which can be screwed into a load or anchorage.

EYE SPLICE

A splice in the end of a rope which forms an eye.