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Webinar on Powered Access Standards Scheduled for Aug. 7

Date: 05-08-2014 / Author: kparrish
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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.

Keep Safe Distances from Power Lines

Date: 22-07-2014 / Author: kparrish
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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.

SAF-T Conference Webinar Series Returns July 17

Date: 25-06-2014 / Author: kparrish
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Scott Owyen
The SAF-T Conference Webinar Series will in 2014 with several focused topics on jobsite and aerial lift safety, standards and regulations, and technology. The first presentation in the series will take place, Thurs., July 17 at 2 pm EST. The session, "Top 10 Safety Tips for Operating Lifts on the Jobsite," will be presented by Scott Owyen, global training manager for Terex Aerial Work Platforms.

180-Ft. Genie Boom Lift Helps Erect Observation Wheel with View of Washington, D.C.

Date: 02-05-2014 / Author: mlarson
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Genie SX-180 telescopic boom lift
Genie SX-180 180-ft. boom lift

Cianbro Construction routinely handles projects that are a bit out of the ordinary.

In the past, the company has done everything from construction of floating offshore wind turbines, to installing 230 miles of electrical transmission lines and the replacement of thrusters on a massive oil-drilling ship. So when the search was on for a contractor to erect an observation wheel near Washington, D.C., Cianbro led the list.

But the project’s logistical challenges—for example, working at the end of a long, narrow pier—taxed even Cianbro’s specialized equipment inventory.

H-Fang Offers Slewing Rings for Powered Access Equipment

Date: 08-04-2014 / Author: kparrish
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H-Fang announces it offers slewing drives for powered access lifts. Based on a relationship with a key aerial work platform manufacturer, the company has expanded its slewing drive designs to meet the needs of these machines. The company has introduced multiple transmission modes for aerial lift manufacturers, including slewing ring with pinion transmission, worm drive transmission, and WG Series double transmissions. These products can be customized for specific machines and are available worldwide.