Performing periodic inspections and proper maintenance is essential for safety, as well as for getting optimal performance from a Genie® mobile elevating work platform (MEWP).
Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean all construction work stops for the winter.
Performing function tests is a crucial part of safe work practices before operating any telehandler because function tests are designed to discover any malfunctions before the machine is put into service.
A pre-operation inspection is a visual inspection of a telehandler performed by the operator prior to each work shift.
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
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.
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.
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?