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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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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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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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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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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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A92 Minute: Need-To-Know Lingo

Check out this Genie A92 Minute on Need-To-Know-Lingo in the new MEWP Standards.

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Service Minute: Repairing Steel Platform Guard Rails on Genie® MEWPs

Rental applications often include demanding tasks that increase the risk of damage for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) on jobsites.

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ANSI Manual of Responsibilities: Critical Updates You Need to Know

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?”

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MEWP Safe Use Plan Guidance

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.

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Genie Safety Minute: Global Standards Requirements for MEWPs

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

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Fall Arrest Systems Offer Greater Flexibility When Working at Height

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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Water Damage Repair Checklists Available for Genie® MEWPs

To aid customers recovering from the damage done during the flooding...

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Build Customer Relationships and Business with Events

On-site events at your rental business create a wide range of opportunities.

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Genie Safety Minute: Light Assembly Frames

Genie Safety Minute: Light Assembly Frames

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Service Minute: Maintaining Your Genie® MEWPs in Extreme Temperatures

There are many mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) operating in Northern climates with extreme temperatures in North America and Europe.

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Genie Safety Minute: Lifting a Boom and Scissor Lift

Genie Safety Minute: Lifting a Boom and Scissor Lift

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Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use

Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use

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Service Minute: Repair Guidelines for Water-Damaged MEWPs

Water damage due to submersion or other extreme water exposure can be harmful to a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP).

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What is the Difference between “Qualified” and “Certified”?

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).

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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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Genie Safety Minute: Load Sense

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

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Service Minute: The Importance of Technician Training Programs

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.

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10 Reasons to Service Your Mobile Elevating Work Platform

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.

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Genie Safety Minute: Machine Bulletin Lookup

Genie safety minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job.

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Maintaining Your Boom’s Cables

All preventive maintenance is important, but the manner in which your boom’s extend/retract cables are maintained is vitally important.

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Genie Safety Minute: Telehandler Protection Structures

Genie safety minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job.

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