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Genie Safety Minute: Global Compliance

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

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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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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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Genie Safety Minute: How to Use the Genie® Safety Page

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use

Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use

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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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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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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: Load Sense

Learn more about load sense in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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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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Genie Safety Minute: Telehandler Suspended Load Hazards

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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Genie Safety Minute: Trailer Boom Transportation Safety

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

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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: Light Tower Set-Up and Storage

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

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