AerialPros Equipment

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Eight Stages of Risk Assessment

With so much changing in the updated ANSI/CSA standards, it is important to call attention to one key item that every user (identified in the standards as employers) needs to be aware of.

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Changes to the ANSI and CSA Standards You Need to Know About

The current ANSI and CSA standards for safe use and training have not been updated for many years (the current ANSI boom, scissor lift and manually propelled standards were last updated in 2006, and CSA standards go back even further).

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National Safety Stand-Down 2017: Tips for Inspecting Your Booms for Maintenance Parts

We know keeping your equipment up and running on the job is at the utmost importance for your business.

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National Safety Stand-Down 2017: The Importance of Performing Inspections and Functions Tests Before you Begin Your Workday

Performing inspections and function tests is a crucial part of safe work practices when operating any aerial work platform equipment.

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What Parts to Stock for Your Aerial Rental Fleet

Minimizing the downtime of routine maintenance and repair is one of the best ways to keep your aerial work platforms out on rent and making money for you.

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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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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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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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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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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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Tire Talk: Inspection and Replacement Tips for Aerial Work Platform Tires

A lot is riding on your aerial work platform (AWP) tires.

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Case Study: Genie Partners with WWCC to Proactively Train New Service Technicians

According to upcoming changes to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Canadian Standards Association (CSA), only a qualified person should inspect and maintain mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Slab Scissor Gradeability

Learn more about the Scissor lift gradeability in this months Aerial Pros Minute

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Summer Sizzle

Beat the heat by prepping your fleet for the summer season

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Envelope Control for Aerial Work Platforms

Envelope-controlled aerial work platforms are growing in popularity in the rental market because they have enabled the equipment to achieve greater heights.

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Evolution of Aerial Safety and Training Programs

When I started working in a rental yard on aerial equipment in May of 1976, today’s training and safety programs didn’t exist yet because the industry wasn't very big at the time.

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Lift Pro Online Product Training: Intro to Genie Trailer Mounted Booms

Learn more about the Genie Trailer Mounted Booms through this 15 minute interactive presentation

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Invest in a Good Sales Team

No matter if you are a large or small rental house, public or private company, when you are reviewing your return on invested capital (ROIC) you have the same cost-of-ownership considerations as the competition: Price, freight, availability, maintenance and repair costs, to name a few.

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Lift Pro Online Product Training: Intro to Genie Telehandlers

Learn more about the Genie Telehandlers through this 15 minute interactive presentation

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The Importance of Technician Training Programs

Training in the aerial industry is very important — operator safety is the number one priority each and every time someone gets into a piece of aerial equipment.

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