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How Wind Rating Requirements Impact Scissor Lift Design and Safe Use

Industry standards governing the design, use and manufacture of any aerial product will require periodic reviews, as new technologies and best practices enter the market.

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Implications of the New ANSI/CSA Standards: A Manufacturer’s Perspective

From a manufacturer’s perspective, here’s what your rental store, and your customers, needs to know about the new ANSI and CSA standards to be introduced soon.

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BIM Provides a Digital, Dynamic Representation of Jobsites

Technology is changing the way the world does business.

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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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Common Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Terms

It pays to be an expert in the equipment industry.

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A Glossary of Common Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Terms

Safety is always job one on aerial worksites.

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Recommending the Right MEWP

In today’s competitive market, we, at Genie, know that it is more important than ever for you to establish and earn your rental customers’ respect as a trusted advisor.

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Tire and Steering Options for MEWPs

In order for your customers to get the maximum performance out of a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP), it is important that you consider what type of tire or track is best suited for their worksite environment and needs.

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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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