For safety and convenience. Friction brake automatically applies constant, positive holding action. Load remains exactly in position when handle is released. Feature all welded and copper brazed construction, bright zinc plated finish, hardened gears throughout with handle integral part of braking mechanism. 5 Year Warranty. Built for multipurpose hauling and lifting operations. They are not to be used as hoists for lifting, supporting, or transporting people, or for loads over areas where people could be present. Cable not included.