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Using MEWPs in Different Markets and Applications

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are used in a variety of work environments.

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Top 5 Tips for Using Telematics to Maintain a MEWP Fleet

Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.

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Aerial Equipment 101: What Is an Aerial Work Platform?

Aerial work platforms — or AWPs, as they are more commonly known — are economical, portable models that lift one or two workers.

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Changes to Genie® Scissor Lifts and Vertical Mast Lifts You Need to Know About

When the new ANSI A92 (United States) and CSA B354 (Canada) standards go into effect, it will drive alignment with ISO standards, which impacts the way aerial access equipment is designed, manufactured, maintained and operated globally.

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Advantages of Dual-Zone Operation on Genie® Scissor Lifts

As aerial industry standards continue to become more closely aligned worldwide, manufacturers like Genie, who produce scissor lifts (a classification of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPS) named for their lifting mechanism design — a stack of crossed tubes that work in a scissor-like fashion when the platform is raised and lowered) for global markets are taking a closer look at how requirements in these standards impact machine design and safe use.

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Aerial Equipment 101: What Is a Scissor Lift?

Scissor lifts are a classification of manlift often found in construction and facility maintenance applications designed to elevate workers and their tools to working heights ranging from 19 ft (5.9 m) to 59 ft (17.9 m).

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Incorporate Customers in Your Rental Store's Marketing Efforts

When business owners think about marketing, they usually think about attracting new customers.

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Making Way for Genoa's New Morandi Bridge, Italy

Two Genie® SX™-180 boom lifts involved in a high-precision demolition process.

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Utilize Telematics to Maintain a MEWP Fleet

Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.

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More Changes to the ANSI and CSA Standards You Need to Know About

ANSI and CSA standards for safe use and training were not updated for many years (prior to now, ANSI boom, scissor lift and manually propelled standards were last updated in 2006, and CSA standards go back even further).

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Manually Propelled vs. Self-Propelled MEWPs

Mobile elevating work platforms, or MEWPs, come in a variety of sizes and options.

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A92 Minute: Watch Your Weight

Check out this Genie A92 Minute about monitoring the weight inside a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards:

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Service Minute: Serviceability, Parts Commonality and Uptime

“Uptime” is a frequently used industry buzzword that simply refers to the time equipment is on the job and in use.

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Approved Material Handling Attachments for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms

At Genie, we receive calls on a regular basis from jobsite supervisors and contractors regarding operators wanting to use homemade attachments on mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) and/or using MEWPs to lift materials in a manner that is not consistent with the designed purpose of these type of machines.

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A92 Minute: Maintenance and Repair Training

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

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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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Genie® Accessories | Ask Me Anything August 19th-23rd, 2019

Welcome to Ask Me Anything with Marie Engstrom and Michael Flanagan on Genie® Accessories!

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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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