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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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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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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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Aerial Pros Minute: Genie® Model Naming

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

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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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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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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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Aerial Pros Minute: Material Lift Attachments

Learn more about material lift attachments in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute:

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Questions to Help Select the Right Mobile Elevating Work Platform for the Job

If you are new to renting mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), it is important to look for an equipment vendor you can use as a trusted advisor.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Telehandler Carriage Options

Learn more about telehandler carriage options in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Evaluating the Right Mix New, Used and Reconditioned MEWPs for Your Rental Fleet

The 1990s saw an explosion in the popularity of self-propelled mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) on construction and facilities jobsites. Since that time, MEWPs have shown a much longer lifespan in the secondary market, which has led to an increase in the confidence of used equipment — positively affecting demand.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Loading and Unloading MEWPs

Learn more about loading and unloading a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Genie Goes the Extra Mile for Polar Research Station, Greenland

In 2018, CH2M Hill Polar Services (CPS) consulted several aerial access equipment manufacturers for an access solution to assist in construction and maintenance tasks as part of its activity at Summit Station, a polar research platform in Greenland.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Telehandler Auxiliary Hydraulics

Learn more about telehandler auxiliary hydraulics in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute:

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Slab vs. Rough Terrain Scissor Lift Applications

Choosing the right scissor lift for your jobsite is more than knowing the model’s platform space and lift capacity.

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Know Your Grade Limits to Avoid MEWP Downtime

For mobile elevating working platforms (MEWPs), ground slope is a major contributor to machine stability and, ultimately, the operator’s safety.

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Equipment Depreciation 101

Equipment rental businesses purchase fixed assets, such as fleet equipment or company vehicles, to use in the course of their business activities.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Slab Scissor Drive Systems

Learn more about slab scissor drive systems in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Selecting the Best Aerial Lift to Fit Your Jobsite Needs

While every jobsite has its unique challenges and requirements, there are a few key elements that will help you determine the best fit machine for the job.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Load Sense

Learn more about load sense in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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What Parts Mean for Your Business | Ask Me Anything Dec. 3rd-7th

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this What Parts Mean for Your Business | Ask Me Anything event!

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What MEWP Should You Choose?

Choosing the right mobile elevated work platform, or MEWP, for your jobsite needs might seem simple enough — but, have you thought it all through?

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Aerial Pros Minute: Lift Guard Contact Alarm

Learn more about the Lift Guard Contact Alarm in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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MEWPs vs. Scaffolding

Prior to the introduction of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in the 1970s, construction industry professionals relied almost exclusively on ladders and scaffolding to access major work at height projects.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Chassis Types

Learn more about chassis types in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Act on Low-Level Access Opportunities

Work always has to be done in the air, and before powered lifts, contractors used ladders and scaffolding.

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Genie® Certified Pre-Owned Equipment | Ask Me Anything Sept. 17th-21st

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Genie® Certified Pre-Owned Equipment | Ask Me Anything event!

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Platform Accessories to Keep in Your Parts Inventory

Sometimes platform accessories are designed to keep your boom lifts in compliance with industry safety standards or safe use practices mandated on customer jobsites.

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Montreal’s Massive New Champlain Bridge Project Calls on 18 Genie® Boom Lifts

Just like many U.S. cities, Montreal faces the challenges of stretching roadway and bridge life well beyond their designed intent — and obtaining funding for updates.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Cold Weather Usage

Learn more about cold weather usage in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Addressing the Challenges of the Upcoming Changes to the ANSI A92 Standards

The upcoming implementation of the new ANSI A92.22 Safe Use and A92.24 Training Standards for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) in the United States is creating quite a bit of confusion in the industry. T

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Trailer-Mounted Booms Are Staples in Rental Fleets

Trailer-mounted booms have become a staple in rental fleets of all sizes.

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Light Towers Keep Crews Working in the Dark

Working in the dark has become an experience that most construction workers will participate in during their careers.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Light Tower Generators

Learn more about light tower generators in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Certification Vs. Qualification for Service, Maintenance and Operating Personnel

One of the most common questions we receive at Genie is: “Will I be certified to work on/inspect/operate Genie® Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) upon successful completion of a Genie technical service or operator training course?”

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