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Telematics and the Data Sharing Economy

As the construction industry continues to modernize its business operation, telematics technology is now being widely adopted and more commonly used in the aerial rental market.

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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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Green Access Solutions: Rising to Meet Today’s Environmental Challenges

Around the globe, capital cities and large provincial towns are going greener.

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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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Common Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Terms

It pays to be an expert in the equipment industry.

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How Machine Data Influences MEWP Maintenance and Service

When looking at a machine’s service and repair from that perspective, downtime costs a rental business big time.

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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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The Importance of Good Product Photography

When investigating a new product, what is the first thing that you notice?

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Tips on How to Make a Great Internal Company Newsletter

Your boss has just tasked you with making a new quarterly newsletter for your rental company… Where do you start?

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A92 Minute: Plan Ahead

Check out this Genie® A92 Minute about planning ahead of time for the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.

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

Safety is always job one on aerial worksites.

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Why BIM?

“We think of BIM as a beginning-to-end concept,” says Josh Lyons, architect for The Thrasher Group, an architecture, engineering and field services company, headquartered in Bridgeport, W.Va.

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A92 Minute: Avoid Unplanned Downtime

Check out this Genie® A92 Minute about avoiding unplanned downtime with mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.

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Stay Informed about Your MEWP Fleet with Important Genie® Safety and Product Notices

Jobsite safety needs to be a priority for contractors, distributors and manufacturers alike.

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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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A92 Minute: Know Your Limits

Check out this Genie® A92 Minute about slope limits in mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in accordance with the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 Standards.

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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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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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Updated Training Requirements

One of the biggest challenges facing our industry today is how to increase awareness about why safety training is so important.

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Make Your Website Work Harder for Your Rental Company

Take a fresh look at your rental business’s website. Is it doing everything it can for you in the year ahead?

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