Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.
There is a lot of buzz in the industry swirling around technology and innovation.
One of the biggest challenges facing our industry today is how to increase awareness about why safety training is so important.
Check out this Genie A92 Minute on conducting Safe Use Planning in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.
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.
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.
When developing new operator protection technology, you must reach beyond equipment and listen to the workers who are using it each and every day.
Check out this Genie A92 Minute on conducting Supervisor Training in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.
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.
Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) come in a variety of designs and unique performance characteristics.
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.
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.
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.
Check out this Genie A92 Minute on Need-To-Know-Lingo in the new MEWP Standards.
Rental applications often include demanding tasks that increase the risk of damage for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) on jobsites.
Since the new ANSI A92 standards were published on December 20th, 2018, one of the most often asked questions I receive is “Do I have to replace the ANSI Manual of Responsibilities on all of my MEWPs (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms) with the newest one?”
The operation of any Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) is subject to certain hazards that can be protected against only by the exercise of intelligence, care and common sense, and not by any device.
From new construction to maintenance and repair work, articulated and telescopic booms put people where they need to be to get the job done.
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On-site events at your rental business create a wide range of opportunities.
Genie Safety Minute: Light Assembly Frames
There are many mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) operating in Northern climates with extreme temperatures in North America and Europe.
Genie Safety Minute: Lifting a Boom and Scissor Lift
Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use
Water damage due to submersion or other extreme water exposure can be harmful to a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP).
In the aerial work platform industry, the terms “qualified” and “certified” are often used interchangeably in connection with training for employees who operate or maintain mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).
For mobile elevating working platforms (MEWPs), ground slope is a major contributor to machine stability and, ultimately, the operator’s safety.
Training in the aerial industry is very important — a life is at stake each and every time someone gets into a piece of aerial equipment.
Here are some quick reminders of the value of scheduled maintenance to keep your mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) fleet up and running in peak condition.
Genie safety minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job.
All preventive maintenance is important, but the manner in which your boom’s extend/retract cables are maintained is vitally important.