Slab and rough terrain scissors lifts can be crucial to jobsite productivity, and by adhering to a few daily maintenance and inspection requirements, operators can ensure maximum uptime on jobsites.
Performing periodic inspections and proper maintenance is essential for safety, as well as for getting optimal performance from a Genie® mobile elevating work platform (MEWP).
Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean all construction work stops for the winter.
Performing function tests is a crucial part of safe work practices before operating any telehandler because function tests are designed to discover any malfunctions before the machine is put into service.
Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.
A pre-operation inspection is a visual inspection of a telehandler performed by the operator prior to each work shift.
Soon, all Genie® GS™ scissor lifts and GR™, QS™ & GRC vertical mast lifts will be manufactured in compliance with applicable national standards adopted by each country
As use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) across different industries and applications continues to grow, understanding how to safely load and transport your Genie® MEWP is essential for safety, as well as to protect your investment.
Performing function tests is a crucial part of safe work practices before operating any mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) because function tests are designed to discover malfunctions before the MEWP is put into service.
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).
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:
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.
Check out this Genie A92 Minute on conducting Maintenance and Repair Training in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.