Safety Equipment

Lifting Gear Hire Enhances Load Cell Fleet With Straightpoint Units

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
LGH Straightpoint Radiolink plus

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) is upgrading its load cell fleet with Straightpoint’s (SP) Radiolink plus units up to 220,000 lbs. in capacity.

The Radiolink plus, which is the U.K. manufacturer’s top selling load cell, is capable of both weighing and dynamic load monitoring for many applications.

The order from LGH will be delivered over a two- to-three-year period, ultimately resulting in 23 LGH lifting equipment rental facilities in the U.S. and Canada stocking exclusively SP product.

By : 
Karen M. Scally

When I first heard about IPAF Innovate 2018, I quickly realized this was much more than your average industry event.

IPAF Innovate 2018 empowers owners, renters, and operators of MEWPs and MCWPs to share their personal experiences in order to find solutions that promote safety in a setting like no other.

Industry Leaders to Direct Interactive Workshops at IPAF Innovate 2018

Date: 05-09-2018 / Author: kscally
IPAF Innovate 2018 NASA Space Center Houston

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) released the schedule for IPAF Innovate 2018, its new, interactive event set for Oct. 16-17 in the Houston area, with MEWP and MCWP industry leaders facilitating 10 collaborative workshops where attendees will work together to address common problems.

Terex AWP, Genie Update Products to Comply with New California Requirements

Date: 28-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Genie Prop 65

REDMOND, Wash.– Terex AWP, driven by the Genie brand, has updated its products and parts sold in California to meet new requirements of the state’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) that go in effect Aug. 30.

Under Prop 65, businesses that sell new or used products and parts into California are required to warn about potential chemical hazards, including chemicals known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm in the products/parts they purchase, in their homes, workplaces, or that are released into the environment.

JLG to Lead ANSI, Low-level Access Workshops at 2018 National VPPPA Symposium

Date: 28-08-2018 / Author: kscally

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — Two directors from JLG Industries Inc. will speak at the 2018 National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

The National VPPPA Symposium brings together safety and health experts from more than 400 different industries who are united in their mission to create safer environments for their peers and colleagues. The event features 100 workshops over three days, 300 exhibitors, and numerous networking opportunities.

Lube-A-Boom Introduces Nonconductive Lubricant Designed for Utility Market

Date: 15-08-2018 / Author: kscally

Lube-A-Boom introduced a nonconductive lubricant for lifting and access equipment, designed to be safe for users in the utility market.

Attendees at last year’s ICUEE expressed a need for a product that would help protect workers who are in the vicinity of electrical utilities and other charged properties, leading to the development of Lube-A-Boom’s new Insulator lubricant.

DICA Celebrates 30 Years

Date: 14-08-2018 / Author: kscally
DICA 30 years

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa – DICA marked its 30th anniversary in the outrigger pad and accessory business this summer.

In 1988, company founder Dick Koberg set out to design and manufacture outrigger pads that were long lasting and easy to use.

Danfoss Power Solutions Introduces CAN Device to Streamline Equipment Operation

Date: 18-07-2018 / Author: kscally

Danfoss Power Solutions launched its first CAN rotary device, the HMR CAN Rotary, offering ergonomic, five-finger control to allow operators of off-road equipment including telehandlers to keep their eyes on the road.

Snorkel to Offer Trigger Guard on New, Existing Lifts

Date: 03-07-2018 / Author: kscally
Snorkel trigger guard

HENDERSON, Nev. — Snorkel introduced a trigger guard solution that will be available as standard for all of the manufacturer’s lifts that have an enable switch operated joystick, as well as a retrofitted option for existing electric and rough terrain scissor lifts.

The trigger guard can also be retrofitted to any Snorkel models with an enable switch operated joystick, including some electric boom lifts, towable booms, and mast booms. 

New Video Series Eases HoistCam Installation

Date: 19-06-2018 / Author: kscally
HoistCam videos

NORFOLK, Va. - Netarus LLC launched a video series to ease self-installation and troubleshooting of its HoistCam remote camera monitoring systems.

Video topics include system startup instructions for HoistCam HC140, HC180, HC190, and WinchCam; mounting the monitor; setting up the MDVR for HoistCam Director; and troubleshooting Pan-Tilt-Zoom.

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