Although not a common occurrence, aerial equipment — like all machinery — can be involved in an incident that causes damage to the unit.
Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.
Learn about fall arrest vs. fall restraint on MEWPs this Aerial Pros Minute.
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
Learn about MEWP training vs. familiarization this Aerial Pros Minute.
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.
Is a MEWP or scaffolding the right choice for my jobsite?
It seems that virtual reality (VR) and the use of simulators have been around for years, but lately, it has gained prominence in the MEWP (mobile elevating work platforms) market as the industry continues to look for ways to make training safer, easier and more efficient.
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.
In response to increasingly stringent emissions and noise regulations, demand for hybrid- and electric-powered mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) is growing worldwide.
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.
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.
From auto racing to amusement parks and movie sets, aerial equipment applications reach beyond the more typical construction and maintenance settings.
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.
Every jobsite has its unique challenges and requirements; there is a lot of variety in the type of work that end-users are doing. For rental companies that serve customers in a range of industries and trades, there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach when it comes to their equipment fleets.
During a recent conference call with U.S. President Donald Trump, some state governors expressed concern about state revenue shortfalls caused by effects of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).