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How are ANSI Standards for Aerial Work Platforms Enforced by OSHA?

With increases in OSHA penalties, as well as conducting more inspections to identify violations of its policies and impose the new fines, a question many in the aerial rental market are asking is: How are ANSI standards enforced by OSHA?

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Genie Safety Minute: Product Registration

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

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How Industry Regulations and Standards Work

With the pending changes to ANSI 92* and CSA B354 standards, there is a need for education in the aerial market about the implications of the new standards, as well as how they will work with current industry regulations.

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IC vs. Hybrid-Powered Booms: Which One is Right for the Application?

Rental yards stocking their aerial equipment fleets know that boom lifts give customers exceptional lifting versatility with a combination of up, out and over positioning capabilities and extensive outreach.

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Parts Ordering Advice for Aerial Work Platforms

When an aerial work platform in your rental fleet is down, pressure is put on the service tech to get it back up and running as quickly as possible.

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Aerial Pros Minute: 40ft Scissor Lifts

Learn more about 40ft Scissor Lifts in this month's Aerial Pros Minute

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Follow Special Precautions to Exit a Boom Platform at Height

Articulated and telescopic booms are designed to allow operators to work at varying heights while remaining inside the platform.

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Start Preparing Now for the New Aerial Standards Coming

With Tier 4 emissions standards compliance underway, we now need to turn our attention to the next “big thing” to impact the aerial rental market — pending changes to the ANSI A92/CSA B354 standards series* (which cover all North American aerials).

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Genie Safety Minute: Loading and Unloading a Boom

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

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Aerial Work Platform Accessories

Genie options and accessories allow operators to do their jobs more efficiently and help provide an additional level of safety to their work environment.

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Direct AC Drive Puts You in Control

Ever wonder why some electric booms perform differently as compared to hydraulically driven diesel units?

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ANSI A92 | CSA B354 Ask Me Anything Jan 23rd – 27th

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in the ANSI A29/CSA B354 Ask Me Anything with the Genie Team!

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Big Changes Coming to ANSI A92 Standards

Tier 4 final emissions standards have already driven large disruptions in aerial rental, but pending changes to the ANSI A92/CSA B354 standards series* (which covers all North American aerials), be on the lookout for these standards to have an even greater impact in the years to come.

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Genie Safety Minute: Fall Protection

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

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What to Consider Before You Add New Equipment to Your Fleet

Investing in new product categories, or extending the size range of your current fleet of equipment, is a great way to expand your business’s reach with existing and new customers.

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What You Need to Know About the ANSI/ITSDF B56.6 Revision

In May 2016, the US safety standard for Rough Terrain Forklifts, ANSI/ITSDF B56.6, was revised.

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Innovation through rROIC

As a leader in the aerial equipment industry, we are always looking for ways to continue “Building the Future.” It’s more than our 50th anniversary slogan; it’s how we do business.

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Following Other Industries’ Trends

Ever wonder how equipment manufacturers come up with the next big thing?

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Innovation with Customer Input

For 50 years, customers’ needs have driven our company’s product innovations —and that process never ends.

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Recap of the Pending ANSI/CSA Standards - Everything is Changing

ANSI (United States) and CSA (Canada) standards have, for almost four decades, provided best practices for safe, reliable access to work at height and have delivered a consistent benchmark for safe machine design in North America.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Active Oscillating Axles

Learn more about Active Oscillating Axles in this month's Aerial Pros Minute

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Larry McCreight - Carter Machinery Co., Inc.

We have a long history with Genie, and it starts and ends with Clay Price.

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Always Focusing On Our Customers

As we continue to journey through our company’s 50th year in business, it is important to keep coming back to the reason we got into business and are still in business today: To serve our customers.

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Understanding Horsepower in Telehandlers

Historically, horsepower has been a key parameter for customers as they spec telehandlers for the rental applications.

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Terry Eklund - Genie Team Lead 3, Large Slab Weld

I started in 1991 as a welder, and over the years, I have worked to learn and improve many processes at Big Boom on several lines, as well as have helped to increase production on three lines by using Lean methodologies.

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Don’t Let Rental Equipment Sit Idle

With access to capital constrained, we are going to see the development of innovative equipment ownership strategies.

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Phil Reilly - Boston's WGBH TV studio

As Staffing Director with WGBH TV in Boston (WGBH is the leading contributor of programming to the PBS network), I have been a longtime Genie customer and Genie trainer for over 20 years.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Smart Charger

Learn more about Smart Charger in this month's Aerial Pros Minute

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What’s Next?

Celebrating 50 years in business can’t be all retrospective, we need to also look forward: What’s next?

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Genie Hybrid System

With the Genie Z-60/37FE boom, equipped with a Fuel Electric Hybrid System, we give our customers the opportunity to choose either from a full electric machine or a diesel powered machine, environmental consciousness with lower cost of operation.

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Arctic Blast - Prep Your Rental Fleet for Winter’s Subfreezing Temperatures

For the northern two-thirds of the U.S. and Canada, November signals the beginning of the season where some special steps must be taken to prepare the equipment for cold-weather work.

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Jorge Encinas - Rental Lift

We are dealer in Queretaro, México, in the central area.

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Lessons Learned in 50 Years

One of the best parts of getting ready to celebrate the company’s 50th anniversary is reflecting about what Genie has achieved in the last 50 years — how we’ve helped shape the industry, and how it shaped us.

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The Importance of Preventive Maintenance

In theory, everyone knows that preventive maintenance is the key to keeping equipment running at peak efficiency and to getting a better return on invested capital (ROIC).

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Daniel Batista - Mills Rental, Brazil

I have worked with Genie® aerial equipment for seven years at Mills Rental Company.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Fast Mast

Learn more about Fast Mast in this months Aerial Pros Minute

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