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Higher Education from United Rentals

The United Academy training platform from United Rentals redefines eLearning by using new content and engaging games in which students must complete multiple levels to pass key learning objectives.

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Tubular Goods Supplier Relies on Manitou Forklifts

Atlas Tubular operates a fleet of Manitou M Series straight-mast forklifts to handle drill pipe, both in its yards and in the field.

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Keep Safe Distances from Power Lines

Preliminary Half-Year Data from the International Powered Access Federation's Accident Reporting Project Shows Three Fatalities Due to Electrocution While Using Aerial Work Platforms.

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Webinar on Powered Access Standards Scheduled for Aug. 7

The SAF-T Conference Webinar Series will return in August with its second presentation focused on jobsite and aerial lift safety, standards and regulations. The session, "Proposed Updates to ANSI and CSA Aerial Work Platform Standards," will take place, Thurs., Aug. 7 at 2 pm EST.

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Proud to Earn a PAL Card

I’m proud to recently have earned a PAL card, verifying that I’ve been trained to operate scissor and boom lifts safely. I’m not likely to work in an aerial lift often, but I will get the chance to run one in order to evaluate how it operates, position it for an event, or reach a work site while researching an article. Even though I’ll use a computer keyboard several thousand times more than a lift’s controls, it’s vital I know how to use a lift safely when I get the chance.
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