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Tips for Transporting a Boom Lift

Booms lifts are common equipment on a variety of different jobsites. But before you can start working with a boom, you have to get it to the jobsite. To do this safely and efficiently, there are some important considerations.

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Extreme Height MEWP Applications

Over the past two decades, as jobsite needs have continued to evolve, manufacturers like Genie® have developed boom lifts that can reach higher, lift more, and tackle more extreme applications, providing more and more options for accessing tall, hard-to-reach jobsites.

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Quality By Design

From the first compressed air material lift in 1966 that started an industry, to the modern machines coming out of our factories today, Genie® has been the leading name in mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).

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Tips on Scissor Lifts Load Calibration for peak performance

Genie® GS™ slab scissor lifts are designed to deliver reliability and performance on the jobsite, and for your rental business.

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10 Safety Tips for Operating your Genie Telehandler

Proper operator training and regular machine inspections and checks play a crucial part of safe work practices before operating any Genie® Telehandler.

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Get familiar with built-in performance features on Genie® Booms

When the new ANSI A92 (United States) standards go into effect, driving alignment with ISO standards globally (including European EN280, Australian AS 1418.10 and Canadian CSA B354 standards), it will impact the way Genie® aerial access equipment is designed, manufactured, maintained and operated globally.

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Choosing the Right Material Lift

Having a diverse equipment fleet to meet the needs of a wide range of professionals is an essential component to help manage the ebb and flow of regular economic cycles.

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Genie Safety Minute: Overheard Obstructions

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

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Invest a Little Time to Gain Important Technical Skills

Investing a little time in training to gain a lot more later is a basic principle that most far-sighted entrepreneurs agree upon for two simple reasons

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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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Maximum Hybrid Utilization is Just the Start

What if I were to tell you that, with a single hybrid articulated boom, you could efficiently complete both inside and outdoor projects.

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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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Guidance for Using MEWPs in Cold Weather Conditions

Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean all construction work stops for the winter. But plummeting temperatures and the thought of snowfall means it is time to make sure your rental fleet is winter ready.

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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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Huge Expansion project at Kaz Minerals Copper Mine, Kazakhstan

Battalion of 18 Genie® boom lifts assist in steel construction assembly in extreme conditions.

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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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Developing Hybrid and Electric-Powered MEWPs for Global Use

In response to increasingly stringent emissions and noise regulations, demand for hybrid- and electric-powered mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) is growing worldwide.

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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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Lights, Camera, Action! Aerial Equipment for the Entertainment Industry

From auto racing to amusement parks and movie sets, aerial equipment applications reach beyond the more typical construction and maintenance settings.

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The Right Boom Lift Option for Any Jobsite Need

Every jobsite has its unique challenges and requirements; there is a lot of variety in the type of work that end-users are doing.

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Characteristics of the Genie® Stage V Engine Solution

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.

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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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Understanding the New European Stage V Emissions Standards

Over the past two decades, the European Union (EU) has adopted a series of seven directives to address exhaust emissions for engines used in non-road equipment like telehandlers, boom lifts and scissor lifts.

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