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.
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).
Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.
Welcome to Ask Me Anything with Bob Bartley on Preventative Maintenance!
Your aerial equipment fleet is a huge investment for your rental company, so it’s important that your service technicians are properly trained to perform the necessary maintenance and repair work needed to keep your investment up and running.
“Uptime” is a frequently used industry buzzword that simply refers to the time equipment is on the job and in use.
Contractor supply and rental house, Stan Houston Equipment Company, Inc. of Sioux Falls, S.D., has thrived in a small market area many large rental companies would not consider.
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.
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.
Controlling the cost of a MEWP rental fleet is important to be a profitable rental company, but where to begin?
Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.
Good operating condition and extended life expectancy of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are largely influenced by regular care and maintenance.
Welcome to Ask Me Anything with Scott Owyen on the new ANSI and CSA Standards!
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.
As a rental store owner, you are a savvy business person. You don’t want to just know how to make money on the equipment you have while you own it; you want to know how to make money on the equipment when you sell it too.
Rental applications often include demanding tasks that increase the risk of damage for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) on jobsites.
To aid customers recovering from the damage done during the flooding...