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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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Micro-Sized Applications

Low-level access is a growing segment in the aerial access industry, with increasing pressure to replace ladders with safe, productive, compact, low-level access solution alternatives adapted to space and weight-restricted applications.

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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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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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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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Questions to Help Select the Right Mobile Elevating Work Platform for the Job

If you are new to renting mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), it is important to look for an equipment vendor you can use as a trusted advisor.

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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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Water Damage Repair Checklists Available for Genie® MEWPs

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

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Genie Safety Minute: Light Assembly Frames

Genie Safety Minute: Light Assembly Frames

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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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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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Genie Safety Minute: Load Sense

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

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Aerial Pros Minute: Lift Guard Contact Alarm

Learn more about the Lift Guard Contact Alarm in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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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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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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