For hazardous work environments. This safe and effective portable drum handler is ideal for moving drums to and from pallets, skids, scales and spill or containment pallets. Parrot-Beak® Clamping mechanism grabs any steel, fiber or plastic drum automatically in lifting operation. All contact surfaces are lined with a layer of brass strip to prevent spark from metal contacts. Cushioned belt-cradle protects drum sidewall during lift, lower and transport function. Ergonomically efficient design with foot pedal lift/lower feature and adjustable lowering speed control. Standard lift height of 20" with 38" lift available as option. 1" rise per stroke of foot pedal.