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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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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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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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ANSI & CSA Standards | Ask Me Anything June 10th-14th, 2019

Welcome to Ask Me Anything with Scott Owyen on the new ANSI and CSA Standards!

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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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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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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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Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use

Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use

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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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Addressing the Challenges of the Upcoming Changes to the ANSI A92 Standards

The upcoming implementation of the new ANSI A92.22 Safe Use and A92.24 Training Standards for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) in the United States is creating quite a bit of confusion in the industry. T

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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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Genie Safety Minute: Key Upcoming ANSI & CSA Changes

Genie Safety Minute: Key Upcoming ANSI & CSA Changes

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Hybrids vs. Tier 4

What if you combined a Ford F150 work truck with a Tesla electric car?

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Aerial Operator Training | Ask Me Anything December 4th - 8th

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Genie Aerial Operator Training | Ask Me Anything event!

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Responding to the New Normal

Changes to North American standards (ANSI A92 in the United States and CSA B354 in Canada) are expected to come in 2018 and will create a new “normal” for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), formerly known as aerial work platforms (AWPs), worldwide.

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Genie Xtra Capacity™ & Load Sense | Ask Me Anything October 2nd – 6th

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Genie Xtra Capacity™ & Load Sense Ask Me Anything with the Genie Team!

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Preparing for Platform Load Sense

Changes to ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards are coming; we expect to the standards to go into effect in 2018.

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Big Changes, Little Changes Are Coming

In addition to the terminology and language changes in the new ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards, which are projected to go into effect later in 2018, the standards also include several big changes to the equipment itself.

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OSHA Set to Increase Fines, Inspections – How Does It Affect Your Rental Business?

For the first time in 25 years, fines levied by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will increase, under a provision in the new budget deal President Obama signed into law on November 2, 2015.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Upcoming ANSI/CSA Standards Changes

With the pending changes to the ANSI A92 and CSA B354 estimated to go into effect in 2018, it is important for you to start preparing your business and your customers now for what will be different.

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Genie Hybrid Technology | Ask Me Anything May 22nd – 26th

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Genie Hybrid Technology | Ask Me Anything with the Genie Team!

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Language and Terminology Changes in the ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards Updates

ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards are about to get a facelift.

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How Industry Regulations and Standards Work

With the pending changes to ANSI 92* and CSA B354 standards, there is a need for education in the aerial market about the implications of the new standards, as well as how they will work with current industry regulations.

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Recap of the Pending ANSI/CSA Standards - Everything is Changing

ANSI (United States) and CSA (Canada) standards have, for almost four decades, provided best practices for safe, reliable access to work at height and have delivered a consistent benchmark for safe machine design in North America.

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