When Stage V engine standards took effect as of January 1st, 2019, it impacted the majority of Genie® machines, including GTH™ telehandlers, higher horsepower S® and Z® boom lifts and GS™ rough-terrain scissor lifts.
Performing function tests is a crucial part of safe work practices before operating any mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) because function tests are designed to discover malfunctions before the MEWP is put into service.
Every jobsite has its unique challenges and requirements; there is a lot of variety in the type of work that end-users are doing.
The first, and number one, goal of all aerial jobsites should be to provide a safe and productive work environment for workers and equipment.
A pre-operation inspection is a visual inspection of a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) performed by the operator prior to each work shift.