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What Is Range of Motion?

Telescopic and articulating boom lifts rotate, elevate and extend multiple boom sections to help operators access difficult to reach worksites.

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Service Minute: Check Your MEWPs Quarterly for Open Bulletins and Owner Registration

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.

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Familiarization: What Is It and Why Is It Important

An important aspect of the new ANSI A92.22-2018 and CSA B354.7:17 standards is the requirement that the user (which is most commonly the employer) develop a safe use plan specific to Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs).

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Clearing Up the Confusion: Fall Protection Requirements on Group B MEWPs

When it comes to using fall protection equipment for on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), many still do not fully understand, or comprehend, the requirements in the ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards, as well as the OSHA and OHS requirements, for fall protection on MEWPs in the United States and Canada.

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Updated Training Requirements

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: Occupant and Emergency Training

Check out this Genie A92 Minute on conducting Occupant and Emergency Training in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.

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Service Minute: Interpreting Display Information on Deutz Engines

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.

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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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Service Minute: Check the Turntable Rotation Bearing Bolts

Good operating condition and extended life expectancy of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are largely influenced by regular care and maintenance.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Service Minute: “Certified” vs. “Qualified” to Work on Genie® MEWPs

In the mobile elevating work platform (MEWPs) industry the terms “certified” and “qualified” are often used interchangeably in connection with employees who maintain this type of equipment.

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Buy Pre-Owned Aerials Like a Pro

Pre-owned mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are increasingly popular in rental fleets.

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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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Service Minute: The Value of a Certified Aerial Equipment Service Technician

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.

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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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Tips for Managing Marketing Efforts in Multiple Locations

One of the ways a growing rental company shows success is by expanding to new and different locations.

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Changing Telehandler Axle Oil

It’s no secret, preventive maintenance keeps rental equipment, like telehandlers, running at peak efficiency, day in and day out.

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What to Consider When Getting Into the Aerial Rental Market

Whether you’re a start-up or an established rental business, if you are thinking of getting into the aerial rental market – equipment that includes boom lifts, scissor lifts and telehandlers – there are more things to make decisions about than just what equipment to order.

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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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Tips for Operating Boom Lifts Above 100 Feet

A “Super Boom” was the nickname first given to Genie® boom lifts, breaking through the industry's vertical height ceiling.

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Committed to Training

From a training and safety perspective, one of the biggest challenges the industry sees right now is increasing awareness about why safety training is so important.

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OSHA National Safety Stand-Down 2018: What is the difference between “familiarization” and “general training?”

One of the most frequently asked questions we get in the training department at Genie is “what is the different between ‘familiarization’ and ‘general training’ for aerial work platforms?”

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