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Is Boom Lift Range of Motion Becoming Like a Telehandler’s?

Due to upcoming industry-wide changes and more high-capacity machine choices on the market, operator knowledge of the total platform load requirements, as well as how the sloped terrain of the jobsite will impact operation, will now be equally as important to know as the required working height and maximum working outreach.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Material Lift Attachments

Learn more about material lift attachments in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute:

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Rising Residual Values Will Take Your Business Higher

As a rental store owner, you are a savvy business person. You don’t want to just know how to make money on the equipment you have while you own it; you want to know how to make money on the equipment when you sell it too.

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A92 Minute: Need-To-Know Lingo

Check out this Genie A92 Minute on Need-To-Know-Lingo in the new MEWP Standards.

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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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Questions to Help Select the Right Mobile Elevating Work Platform for the Job

If you are new to renting mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), it is important to look for an equipment vendor you can use as a trusted advisor.

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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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Know Why Your Rental Company Is Using Social Media

If you’re on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc., do you have a clear reason why your rental business is participating there or are you out there because “everybody else is doing it”?

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Aerial Pros Minute: Telehandler Carriage Options

Learn more about telehandler carriage options in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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Service Minute: “Certified” vs. “Qualified” to Work on Genie® MEWPs

In the mobile elevating work platform (MEWPs) industry the terms “certified” and “qualified” are often used interchangeably in connection with employees who maintain this type of equipment.

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Build Customer Relationships and Business with Events

On-site events at your rental business create a wide range of opportunities.

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Genie Safety Minute: Light Assembly Frames

Genie Safety Minute: Light Assembly Frames

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Buy OEM Tires for Your MEWP Fleet

Aftermarket parts may seem like a small part of your rental business, but they can have a big impact on your bottom line.

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Evaluating the Right Mix New, Used and Reconditioned MEWPs for Your Rental Fleet

The 1990s saw an explosion in the popularity of self-propelled mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) on construction and facilities jobsites. Since that time, MEWPs have shown a much longer lifespan in the secondary market, which has led to an increase in the confidence of used equipment — positively affecting demand.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Loading and Unloading MEWPs

Learn more about loading and unloading a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute.

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Service Minute: Maintaining Your Genie® MEWPs in Extreme Temperatures

There are many mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) operating in Northern climates with extreme temperatures in North America and Europe.

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Marketing to Help Retain and Engage Existing Customers

Growing a business is not easy, it involves a lot of time, dedication and hard work.

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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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Choose Genuine Parts for Your Genie® MEWP Fleet

Mobile elevated work platforms, or commonly known as MEWPs, need to go through the proper maintenance and services to keep these machines running at an optimal level.

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Genie Goes the Extra Mile for Polar Research Station, Greenland

In 2018, CH2M Hill Polar Services (CPS) consulted several aerial access equipment manufacturers for an access solution to assist in construction and maintenance tasks as part of its activity at Summit Station, a polar research platform in Greenland.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Telehandler Auxiliary Hydraulics

Learn more about telehandler auxiliary hydraulics in this month’s Aerial Pros Minute:

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Social Media Basics for the Rental Industry

Whether your rental company currently has a social media effort or just getting one started, there is a huge amount of information available on the Internet about everything you supposedly should be doing.

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Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use

Genie Safety Minute: Grounding Plug Safe Use

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Data and How It Can Build Your Business | Ask Me Anything Jan 29th - Feb 1st

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Ask Me Anything event!

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Buy Pre-Owned Aerials Like a Pro

Pre-owned mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are increasingly popular in rental fleets.

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Service Minute: Repair Guidelines for Water-Damaged MEWPs

Water damage due to submersion or other extreme water exposure can be harmful to a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP).

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Aerial Equipment Reliability Tips: Best Practices to Care for Your MEWP Fleet

Having worked in the Genie® field and phone support for over 20 years, I’ve noticed a couple of things about machine reliability.

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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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Slab vs. Rough Terrain Scissor Lift Applications

Choosing the right scissor lift for your jobsite is more than knowing the model’s platform space and lift capacity.

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Four Tips for Using Printed Materials in Your Store’s Marketing Efforts

How often do you screen your emails?

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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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Service Minute: The Value of a Certified Aerial Equipment Service Technician

Your aerial equipment fleet is a huge investment for your rental company, so it’s important that your service technicians are properly trained to perform the necessary maintenance and repair work needed to keep your investment up and running.

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