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Why Outsourcing Maintenance Can Be the Right Choice for Your Fleet

For equipment owners, a fully and properly maintained mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) can mean reduced downtime, increased utilization, better rental rates and higher residual values. But, performing maintenance to a high standard requires the right knowledge and training.

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Load Calibration

What is the primary purpose of load sense, and why does it matter when you’re operating a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP)? For starters, the platform overload system is designed to prevent machine operation in the event the platform is overloaded.

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Genie Safety Minute: Exiting a MEWP Platform at Height

Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.

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Transporting Genie® Booms

Transporting a large piece of aerial equipment can be a challenge, and safety is the key ingredient.

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Genie Safety Minute: Level Surface Usage

Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.

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When Work Is Done for the Day — Guidelines for Daily Maintenance on Scissor Lifts

Sticking to a regular maintenance routine, including the important daily tasks as outlined in the operator’s manual, helps to ensure that scissor lifts are ready to work when they are needed.

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Genie Safety Minute: Wind Speed Safety on a MEWP

Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.

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Before Work Begins — Guidelines for Daily Maintenance on Scissor Lifts

Slab and rough terrain scissors lifts can be crucial to jobsite productivity, and by adhering to a few daily maintenance and inspection requirements, operators can ensure maximum uptime on jobsites.

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Guidelines for Maintaining Your Genie® MEWP Fleet

Performing periodic inspections and proper maintenance is essential for safety, as well as for getting optimal performance from a Genie® mobile elevating work platform (MEWP).

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Tips for Using the Genie® Smart Link™ Dual Zone Controls

Soon, all Genie® GS™ scissor lifts and GR™, QS™ & GRC vertical mast lifts will be manufactured in compliance with applicable national standards adopted by each country, which drive differences to machine design and use due to standards requirements for side force, chassis tilt, wind rating, platform load sensing and various other specifications and stability considerations.

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Benefits of Preventive Maintenance for MEWP Rental Fleets

As is the case with all equipment, mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) require regular, preventive maintenance to maintain peak performance. Ensuring a MEWP gets the maintenance it needs is not only important to safety, but to performance as well.

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Small Booms, Big Productivity

With many size classifications of boom lifts available, understanding key features and benefits offered by each size of machine can help you ensure the right lift for the job, maximizing productivity.

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Guidelines for Safe Transportation of Your Genie® MEWP

As use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) across different industries and applications continues to grow, understanding how to safely load and transport your Genie® MEWP is essential for safety, as well as to protect your investment.

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Plan Ahead: Have the Right Parts on Hand to Minimize Downtime

Throughout the life of your Genie® equipment, and especially as your fleet ages, performing scheduled and preventative maintenance can minimize the risk of unforeseen repairs and breakdowns.

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Daily To Do’s: Perform a workplace inspection

Performing a workplace inspection is a crucial part of safe work practices before operating any aerial work platform equipment.

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Aerial Equipment Safety and Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, many in the aerial access industry, which includes several types of equipment including mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, are raising questions about the safest way to train operators, provide practical evaluations and disinfect their equipment between use or rentals.

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Daily To Do’s: Perform function tests on Genie® MEWPs

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.

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Recommendations for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 on Aerial Jobsites

The first, and number one, goal of all aerial jobsites should be to provide a safe and productive work environment for workers and equipment.

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Daily To Do’s: Perform Pre-Operation Inspections on Genie® MEWPs

A pre-operation inspection is a visual inspection of a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) performed by the operator prior to each work shift.

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How Wind Rating Requirements Impact Scissor Lift Design and Safe Use

Industry standards governing the design, use and manufacture of any aerial product will require periodic reviews, as new technologies and best practices enter the market.

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Tips for Engaging with Colleagues and Customers When Face-to-Face Meetings Aren’t Possible

There is no substitute for a face-to-face communication. But, getting together in person isn’t always possible, particularly right now as cities, states and countries are asking people to stay at home.

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Stepping up on Safety in challenging Netting Application in Scotland

For scale, no show in Scotland can rival the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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Changes to Genie® Scissor Lifts and Vertical Mast Lifts You Need to Know About

When the new ANSI A92 (United States) and CSA B354 (Canada) standards go into effect, they will drive alignment with ISO standards, which impacts the way aerial access equipment is designed, manufactured, maintained and operated globally.

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What Is a Scissor Lift?

Scissor lifts are a classification of manlift often found in construction and facility maintenance applications designed to elevate workers and their tools to working heights ranging from 5.9 m (19 ft) to 17.9 (59 ft).

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A Glossary of Common Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Terms

Safety is always job one on aerial worksites.

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Stay Informed about Your MEWP Fleet with Important Genie® Safety and Product Notices

Jobsite safety needs to be a priority for contractors, distributors and manufacturers alike.

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Fall Arrest Bar on Genie® Booms: What You Need to Know

For more than 50 years, Genie has successively brought to market solutions that focus on operator safety.

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Is Your Machine Up-To-Date?

In collaboration with Robbert van de Berg, who is in charge of Pre-Delivery Inspections (PDI) in the UK and at our European Distribution Centre (EDC) in the Netherlands, our Aftermarket Sales Support specialist Patrick van de Geuchte developed the Genie Safety Notices tool.

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E-Learning: A win-win solution

With online training, technicians can organise their theoretical training in their own time to prepare for practical training.

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Genie® Lift Tools™ Expo Installer: Decor and Signage Tasks Made Easier

The new Genie Lift Tools™ Expo Installer allows for precise, easy placement of signs, banners and hanging décor.

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Guidelines for Returning a Damaged MEWP to Service

Although not a common occurrence, aerial equipment — like all machinery — can be involved in an incident that causes damage to the unit. When this occurs, it’s critical that action is taken to ensure that any damage is repaired before it is returned to service.

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