As per the standards Side/taper pulling is not allowed. Cranes and hoists are not designed for taper pulling
- This can cause immediate stress on the wire rope causing it to snap immediately.
- This can cause accidents to the human / machinery as side will cause pendulum effect of the load and can cause serious accidents.
- Failure of gearboxes / bearings / motor /wheel will and can happen.
So side pulling is dangerous and should not be done.