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Service Minute: Check Your MEWPs Quarterly for Open Bulletins and Owner Registration

Quality and safety are built into all Genie® mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). We use safety and product notices to communicate vital information that may impact the well-being of the operator or the long-term performance of the machines we make.

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Familiarization: What Is It and Why Is It Important

An important aspect of the new ANSI A92.22-2018 and CSA B354.7:17 standards is the requirement that the user (which is most commonly the employer) develop a safe use plan specific to Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs).

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Genie Safety Minute: Genie Lift Guard Fall Arrest Bar

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

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Genie® Accessories | Ask Me Anything August 19th-23rd, 2019

Welcome to Ask Me Anything with Marie Engstrom and Michael Flanagan on Genie® Accessories!

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Clearing Up the Confusion: Fall Protection Requirements on Group B MEWPs

When it comes to using fall protection equipment for on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), many still do not fully understand, or comprehend, the requirements in the ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards, as well as the OSHA and OHS requirements, for fall protection on MEWPs in the United States and Canada.

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Updated Training Requirements

One of the biggest challenges facing our industry today is how to increase awareness about why safety training is so important.

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Micro-Sized Applications

Low-level access is a growing segment in the aerial access industry, with increasing pressure to replace ladders with safe, productive, compact, low-level access solution alternatives adapted to space and weight-restricted applications.

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A92 Minute: Occupant and Emergency Training

Check out this Genie A92 Minute on conducting Occupant and Emergency Training in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Genie® Lift Connect™ Telematics - Flexibility

Learn more about Genie® Lift Connect™ Flexibility in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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BIM Provides a Digital, Dynamic Representation of Jobsites

Technology is changing the way business the world does business.

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Service Minute: Interpreting Display Information on Deutz Engines

On Genie® mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) equipped with Deutz engines, it is important to know and understand the machine’s display information in order to control maintenance repair time because controlling maintenance repair time is critical to lowering fleet costs.

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Utilizing Telematics to Maintain a MEWP Fleet

Controlling the cost of a MEWP rental fleet is important to be a profitable rental company, but where to begin?

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Genie Safety Minute: Global Compliance

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

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Innovation with a Purpose

There is a lot of buzz in the industry swirling around technology and innovation.

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What Constitutes Proper MEWP Training?

One of the biggest challenges facing our industry today is how to increase awareness about why safety training is so important.

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A92 Minute: Safe Use Planning

Check out this Genie A92 Minute on conducting Safe Use Planning in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.

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The Power of Data

Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Genie® Model Naming

Learn more about Genie® Model Naming in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Service Minute: Check the Turntable Rotation Bearing Bolts

Good operating condition and extended life expectancy of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are largely influenced by regular care and maintenance.

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MEWP and Telehandler Operation – What Operators Must Do Before Every Shift

There are five concepts of safe machine operation, all of which are outlined in the machine’s operator’s manual, for Genie® aerial equipment, including mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPS, formerly AWPs) and telehandlers.

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Genie Safety Minute: How to Use the Genie® Safety Page

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

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Purchasing MEWPs Compliant with Regional Standards

In the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is the primary enforcement agency for mobile elevated work platform (MEWP), or commonly known as aerial work platform (AWP), safety on the jobsite.

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The Brand Matters When Purchasing Used MEWP Equipment

There are reasons some aerial work platforms (AWP) is considered a top-tier brand, maintains its value and garners a fairly premium price in the used market.

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ANSI & CSA Standards | Ask Me Anything June 10th-14th, 2019

Welcome to Ask Me Anything with Scott Owyen on the new ANSI and CSA Standards!

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HBV, Spelle Germany Adds 105 Meters of Working Height to Its Fleet

This January, family-owned rental company HBV Hydraulikbühnen-Verleih GmbH (HBV), based in Spelle, northwestern Germany, received delivery of three Genie® Xtra Capacity™ (XC™) telescopic boom lifts.

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How Aerial Operator Protection Evolves

When developing new operator protection technology, you must reach beyond equipment and listen to the workers who are using it each and every day.

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A92 Minute: Supervisor Training

Check out this Genie A92 Minute on conducting Supervisor Training in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.

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Genie Safety Minute: Genie XC Boom Lifts vs. Genie Non-XC Boom Lifts

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

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What Type of Harness Do I Need to Operate a Genie® Aerial Lift?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created in 1970 to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

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MEWP Safe Use Plan: Occupant Instruction

The operator of a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) is responsible for providing instruction or confirming that all occupants have received instructions to have a basic level of knowledge to work safely on the MEWP.

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MEWP Safe Use Plan: Selecting the Appropriate MEWP

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) come in a variety of designs and unique performance characteristics.

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Top Tips for Hosting Your VIP Customers

Hosting customers in person is a great way to strengthen your rental store’s relationship with them.

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MEWP Safe Use Plan: Creating Rescue Plans

When a person falls or is ejected from a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP), it only takes a short period of time for them to experience suspension trauma (blood pooling in their legs) even if they are wearing a properly fitted full-body harness.

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MEWP Safe Use Plan: Risk Assessment

The new ANSI A92.22-2018 and CSA B354.7:17 Standards should have everyone who uses mobile elevating work platforms reevaluating or creating a safe use plan.

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Creating a MEWP Safe Use Plan

With new the ANSI A92.22-2018 and CSA B354.7:17 Standards on everyone’s mind these days, it’s essential for business owners that employ the use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) to spend some time creating a **safe use plan** for their organization.

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Is Boom Lift Range of Motion Becoming Like a Telehandler’s?

Due to upcoming industry-wide changes and more high-capacity machine choices on the market, operator knowledge of the total platform load requirements, as well as how the sloped terrain of the jobsite will impact operation, will now be equally as important to know as the required working height and maximum working outreach.

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