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Utilizing Telematics to Maintain a MEWP Fleet

Controlling the cost of a MEWP rental fleet is important to be a profitable rental company, but where to begin?

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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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MEWP and Telehandler Operation – What Operators Must Do Before Every Shift

There are five concepts of safe machine operation, all of which are outlined in the machine’s operator’s manual, for Genie® aerial equipment, including mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPS, formerly AWPs) and telehandlers.

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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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The Brand Matters When Purchasing Used MEWP Equipment

There are reasons some aerial work platforms (AWP) is considered a top-tier brand, maintains its value and garners a fairly premium price in the used market.

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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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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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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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MEWP Safe Use Plan Guidance

The operation of any Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) is subject to certain hazards that can be protected against only by the exercise of intelligence, care and common sense, and not by any device.

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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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Know Why Your Rental Company Is Using Social Media

If you’re on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc., do you have a clear reason why your rental business is participating there or are you out there because “everybody else is doing it”?

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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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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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Build Customer Relationships and Business with Events

On-site events at your rental business create a wide range of opportunities.

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Buy OEM Tires for Your MEWP Fleet

Aftermarket parts may seem like a small part of your rental business, but they can have a big impact on your bottom line.

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Service Minute: Maintaining Your Genie® MEWPs in Extreme Temperatures

There are many mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) operating in Northern climates with extreme temperatures in North America and Europe.

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Data and How It Can Build Your Business | Ask Me Anything Jan 29th - Feb 1st

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Ask Me Anything event!

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Service Minute: Repair Guidelines for Water-Damaged MEWPs

Water damage due to submersion or other extreme water exposure can be harmful to a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP).

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Know Your Grade Limits to Avoid MEWP Downtime

For mobile elevating working platforms (MEWPs), ground slope is a major contributor to machine stability and, ultimately, the operator’s safety.

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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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Selecting the Best Aerial Lift to Fit Your Jobsite Needs

While every jobsite has its unique challenges and requirements, there are a few key elements that will help you determine the best fit machine for the job.

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Marketing Your Rental Store Through Charitable Equipment Donations

People donate their time, money, and services to charity for various reasons.

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Rental Companies Need Public Relations

If your company rents construction, landscaping or industrial equipment, you should be doing some kind of proactive public relations (PR) effort to build your business.

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What MEWP Should You Choose?

Choosing the right mobile elevated work platform, or MEWP, for your jobsite needs might seem simple enough — but, have you thought it all through?

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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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MEWPs vs. Scaffolding

Prior to the introduction of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in the 1970s, construction industry professionals relied almost exclusively on ladders and scaffolding to access major work at height projects.

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It’s All About the People

As we celebrated Genie turning 50 in 2016, a lot of people asked what our secret was; how have we succeeded in the aerial industry for over 50 years?

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Aerial Pros Minute: Cold Weather Usage

Learn more about cold weather usage in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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Win-Win-Win Rental Relationships

Getting a healthy return on invested capital (ROIC) is a goal for rental companies, end users and manufacturers supplying the industry.

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Genie® SX™-180 Boom Saves O.D.S. Marine Time and Money

The Chenaux Generating Station on the Ottawa River in Ontario, Canada, uses the river’s current to generate electricity to power nearly 150,000 homes on the grid.

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Create a Newsletter That Cuts Through the Clutter

Every day, your customers’ inboxes are flooded with newsletters, and it might be hard for your customers to differentiate your rental store’s effort from the competition’s.

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