With rental equipment constantly going out and coming in, less time in the shop translates to more time out on rent.
Rental fleet managers work hard to find the precise balance between a machine’s age, hours, maintenance and depreciation expenses to determine the optimum time to retire or replace a machine.
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?
Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.
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.
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.
When a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) in your rental fleet is down, pressure is put on the service tech to get it back up and running as quickly as possible.
Articulated and telescopic booms are designed to allow operators to work at varying heights while remaining inside the platform.
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).
Genie options and accessories allow operators to do their jobs more efficiently and help provide an additional level of safety to their work environment.
Ever wonder why some electric booms perform differently as compared to hydraulically driven diesel units?
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.
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.
In May 2016, the US safety standard for Rough Terrain Forklifts, ANSI/ITSDF B56.6, was revised.
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.
Ever wonder how equipment manufacturers come up with the next big thing?
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.
Historically, horsepower has been a key parameter for customers as they spec telehandlers for the rental applications.
With access to capital constrained, we are going to see the development of innovative equipment ownership strategies.