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Crane Man Baskets

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ELT’s heavy-duty crane baskets, (also referred to as man baskets, personnel baskets, crane cages, and construction baskets) are used to suspend workers from either a crane or forklift,  and are well known throughout the industry for their top-end production, heavyweight stability, and long-lasting service life. All baskets are designed to ASME BTH-1, are OSHA compliant, and are available in variety of standard options as well as custom-builds to fit any needs.

Manufactured and tested in accordance with code of Federal Regulations 1926.550 and ASME B30.23, ELT’s crane baskets are designed, fabricated, tested and certified to exceed the above standards in order to meet the demands for a long life of rugged jobsite use. Tested and Certified. High Profile and Low profile options are available.

The majority of our standard crane baskets are in stock and available for immediate shipping.

Call us at 855.800.9568, email webinfo@eltlift.com, and use our Contact Us form.

Standard Crane Man Baskets:

Crane Basket High (CBH)

CBH-0404-1000

4 ft x 4 ft x 8 ft | WLL: 1,000 lbs
Personnel Crane Basket High Profile
Custom Sizes and capacities available

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Crane Basket High (CBH)

CBH-0408-1500

4 ft x 8 ft x 8 ft | WLL: 1,500 lbs
Personnel Crane Basket High Profile
Custom Sizes and capacities available

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Crane Basket Low (CBL)

CBL-0404-1000

4 ft x 4 ft x 4 ft | WLL: 1,000 lbs
Personnel Crane Basket Low Profile
Custom Sizes and capacities available

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Personal Crane Basket

Custom 12 Man Crane Basket

10 ft x 10 ft x 8 ft | WLL: 5,000 lbs
Personnel Crane Basket
Custom Sizes and capacities available

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Standard Equipment:

  • Four Leg Bridle w/master link & four bolt type shackles
  • Anchors for safety lanyard and / or tagline
  • Quick attach/detach test weight assembly
  • In-Swing, self-closing, self-latching door
  • Grab Rail around full interior perimeter
  • Full 4″ kick plate
  • Full 42″ height expanded metal to reduce wind affect
  • Slip resistant checkered plate floor
  • Fork Lift Tubes for easy movement at the job site
  • Painted safety yellow

CBH-0404-1000 General Assembly
CBH-0408-1500 General Assembly
CBH-0303-0750 General Assembly
CBL-0404-1000 General Assembly


Optional Equipment:

  • Solid Bail, optional for restricted headroom
  • Emergency Ramp
  • Rubber Bumper around bottom and top perimeter
  • Casters System allow rolling fully loaded
  • Expanded Metal removable or fixed overhead protection
  • Test Weight is available as steel concrete form for you to fill with concrete on the jobsite in order to provide a more economical solution

For more information on OSHA’s regulations for crane and derrick suspended platforms please visit OSHA.


Custom Crane Man Baskets

In addition to offering a wide variety of standard models, ELT has the experience, knowledge and resources to custom fabricate any crane man baskets that will best suit your personal needs.

All Baskets are proof tested to 125% of their WLL and can have your company’s name included on it at no extra charge.

For more information, a document of frequently asked questions is available below: