This European Standard specifies requirements for forged steel self-locking lifting hooks of Grade 8 having eye or clevis and pin up to 21,2 t working load limit (WLL), mainly for use in:
-- chain slings according to EN 818-4
-- steel wire rope slings according to prEN 13414-1
-- textile slings according to EN 1492-1, EN 1492-2
intended for lifting objects, materials or goods.
The hazards covered by this part of EN 1677 are identified in clause 4.
Annex A gives the bases for calculation of hook dimensions.
Annex B gives an example of a designation systems for hooks of Grade 8.