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Back to Basics: What You Need to Know About Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

Is a MEWP or scaffolding the right choice for my jobsite?

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Lights, Camera, Action! Aerial Equipment for the Entertainment Industry

From auto racing to amusement parks and movie sets, aerial equipment applications reach beyond the more typical construction and maintenance settings.

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Rising Above the Challenges

Constructing the new 420,000 ft2 Terex Utilities facility in Watertown, S.D., was supposed to be a straight-forward, uneventful construction process for McGough Construction of Fargo, N.D.

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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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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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Aerial Pros Minute: Dual Zone Controls

Learn more about dual zone control for scissor lifts in this Aerial Pros Minute.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Micro Scissor Lifts

Learn more about micro scissor lifts in this Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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Ramping Up: Handling Equipment Spikes in Small Markets

Contractor supply and rental house, Stan Houston Equipment Company, Inc. of Sioux Falls, S.D., has thrived in a small market area many large rental companies would not consider.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Genie® Lift Connect™ Telematics - Actionable Information

Learn more about Genie® Lift Connect™ actionability in this Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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Micro-Sized Applications

Low-level access is a growing segment in the aerial access industry, with increasing pressure to replace ladders with safe, productive, compact, low-level access solution alternatives adapted to space and weight-restricted applications.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Genie® Lift Connect™ Telematics - Flexibility

Learn more about Genie® Lift Connect™ Flexibility in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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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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Aerial Pros Minute: Genie® Model Naming

Learn more about Genie® Model Naming in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Drive Enable Systems

Learn more about Drive Enable Systems in this Aerial Pros Minute.

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Why Genie Pins the Link Stack to Front of Its Scissor Lifts

If you have a mixed fleet of scissor lifts, you’ve likely noticed that Genie goes against the industry norm when it comes to the location of its lift stack location.

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