May 2020

Push-Around Scissor Lifts Help Improve Jobsite Safety

Date: 29-05-2020 / Author: shannon
Hy-brid Lifts

Equipment Finders Inc., a construction equipment rental center in Nashville, Tennessee, has expanded its product offering by introducing a fleet of push-around scissor lifts from Hy-Brid Lifts.

The push-around lifts are continuing to gain traction as contractors try to reduce accidents by limiting the use of ladders on jobsites.

Delta-Q Unveils 350-Watt Sealed Charger

Date: 28-05-2020 / Author: shannon
Delta-Q Technologies

Delta-Q Technologies, Vancouver, British Columbia, introduces its latest sealed charger with the RQ350 for electric vehicles and industrial machines.

Having found significant success with the IC Series chargers rated from 650 to 1200 watts, Delta-Q has set its sights on lower power applications with this new 350-watt charger.

This new model meets automotive levels of reliability, improving machine runtime.

ARA’s Redesigned Store Locator Makes Equipment Easier to Find

Date: 27-05-2020 / Author: shannon
ARA Mobile

The American Rental Association has overhauled its online rental store locator, The updated site makes finding local rental equipment and rental partners easier than ever for construction contractors and professionals. 

Hy-Brid Lifts Names South-Central Territory Manager

Date: 27-05-2020 / Author: shannon
Hy-brid Lifts

Hy-Brid Lifts, Richfield, Wisconsin, has hired Chad Diacek as regional territory manager for the south-central region.

Diacek covers Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Northern Texas. He provides customer support continues to grow and develop sales and support of Hy-Brid Lifts’ low-level scissor lifts in the region.

“My expertise is selling state-of-the-art, innovative construction equipment,” Diacek said. “I’m looking forward to bringing that experience to the team and the customers of Hy-Brid Lifts.”

National Equipment Dealers LLC Joins Manitou Dealer Network

Date: 22-05-2020 / Author: shannon

National Equipment Dealers LLC has joined the U.S. network of Manitou dealers.

National Equipment Dealers offers the full Manitou line of skid telescopic handlers, loaders, track loaders, and articulated loaders throughout Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.

Genie Shares New Cleaning and Disinfecting Tips

Date: 22-05-2020 / Author: shannon

Based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Genie offers new procedures for cleaning and disinfecting aerial equipment on jobsites to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while working at height.

This information provides jobsite superintendents and fleet managers with specific precautions to take in order to keep workers and jobsites safe and productive.

American Rental Association Publishes Healthy Work Practices Guide

Date: 19-05-2020 / Author: shannon
American Rental Association

The American Rental Association has released the ARA Healthy Work Practices Guide for construction equipment rental companies.

The guide is part of the ARA’s new “Clean. Safe. Essential.” program to help ARA members continue to ensure a safe rental experience through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

The ARA Healthy Work Practices Guide provides member stores with consistent, practical guidance on measures to minimize exposure to the coronavirus for customers, staff, vendors, and guests.

Five Safety Experts Honored by Association of Safety Pros

Date: 19-05-2020 / Author: shannon
American Society of Safety Professionals

The American Society of Safety Professionals has given its highest honor to five long-time members who have made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession.

The five honorees — Ashok Garlapati, Zack Mansdorf, Terrie Norris, James Thornton, and Jeffrey Vincoli — are the 2020 designees as Fellows in the association.

SC&RA Names DICA’s Kris Koberg to Safety Education & Training Committee

Date: 19-05-2020 / Author: shannon
Kris Koberg

May 6, 2020 - Kris Koberg, CEO of DICA, Guthrie Center, Iowa, has been named to serve a three-year term on the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s Crane & Rigging Group Safety Education & Training Committee.

Koberg’s nomination was approved on April 30 during the association’s web-based committee meeting.

One of the committee’s missions is monitoring events and recommending actions on safety related issues, including safety programs, legislation, regulations, and standards.