Safety Equipment

Genie Previews Lift Contact Alarm During National Safety Stand-Down Week

Date: 08-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm

REDMOND, Wash. – As part of OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down Week from May 7-11, Genie revealed a prototype of the Lift Guard Contact Alarm system for Genie GS slab scissor lifts and Genie GR, GRC, and QS vertical masts.

The system is an electronic secondary guarding solution designed to activate when an obstruction makes contact with an activation whisker mounted to the lift’s platform guardrails, alerting operators, occupants, and ground personnel to a potential hazard.

JLG Shares Fall-Prevention Strategies During National Safety Stand-Down Week

Date: 07-05-2018 / Author: kscally

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — JLG Industries Inc. will participate in a series of fall-prevention events as part of National Safety Stand-Down for the week of May 7-11, 2018.

New IPAF Safety Campaign for MEWPs Focuses on Planning Ahead

Date: 02-05-2018 / Author: kscally

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) launched a campaign at Intermat in Paris to educate users of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) about the importance of planning ahead for safety when conducting temporary work at height.

IPAF’s safety campaign for 2018-19 outlines why operators and managers should carry out full risk assessments, choose the correct equipment for the job, conduct site and machinery inspections, use trained and familiarized operators under proper supervision, and implement adequate segregation from other plant machinery and traffic.

Crane Industry Services Expands Training Center, Adds Staff

Date: 09-04-2018 / Author: kscally
CIS Training Center
Fred Robinson
Shawn Galloway

Crane Industry Services LLC (CIS) moved to a larger facility in Georgia to accommodate its growing skills assessment and training programs, as well as added two new staff members.

The new Centered on Safety Training Center is located at 2692 Hwy. 27 N, Carrollton, Georgia. The 8,892-sq.-ft. facility is situated on about 3.5 acres, convenient to the Atlanta airport, West Georgia, and Birmingham, Alabama. 

Serious Labs Developing VR Simulator with Scissor Lift Leader Skyjack

Date: 28-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Serious Labs, a world leader in virtual reality (VR) solutions for training and operations of heavy equipment such as cranes and aerial boom lifts, is previewing its new scissor lift operator training simulator at The Rental Show in New Orleans, LA., February 18th -21st. The preview will include renderings and video placed alongside its boom simulator in Skyjack booth 5339 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.