safety

Terex Utilities Releases Edge Online Training

Date: 16-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Terex Edge Training

May 15, 2019 –The Edge online training curriculum from Terex Utilities offers a convenient, self-paced training tool for operators seeking to document their understanding of aerial device and digger derrick operation.

JLG Participates in National Safety Stand-Down Week

Date: 06-05-2019 / Author: abrumm

May 6, 2019 — JLG Industries, an Oshkosh Corporation company, is supporting National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down Week May 6-10 through internal stand-down events and external education with customers and end users.

In coordination with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), these national efforts focus attention on preventing falls, the leading cause of workplace injuries.

Genie Hosts Webinar on New North American MEWP Standards

Date: 06-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Scott Owyen

May 6, 2019 - Joining OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction efforts to raise safety awareness in the aerial access industry, Genie will host a webinar on Friday, May 10, at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT to provide details on the upcoming ANSI A92.22-2018 (United States) and CSA B354.7:17 (Canada) standards changes.

OSHA Announces Annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down

Date: 01-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
OSHA Stand-Down

May 1, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is joining with occupational safety organizations for the 6th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down, May 6-10.

Genie Releases New Resources for Safe Use of MEWPS

Date: 29-04-2019 / Author: abrumm

April 29, 2019 – In support of OSHA’s upcoming National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction week, held May 6-10, Genie shared new resources that raise awareness about the safe use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in the aerial access industry.
 

IPAF Launches Street Smart Safety Campaign for MEWPs

Date: 09-04-2019 / Author: abrumm
IPAF Street Smart Campaign

April 9, 2019 - Working safely on or next to roads is the focus of a new campaign from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), launched at Bauma 2019 in Germany.

IPAF’s Street Smart safety campaign outlines the dangers of using mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) on or next to roads. With the risk of being struck by a passing vehicle such as bus or truck, prior planning is needed so the MEWP can operate safely.

CM Labs Develops Advisory Service to Aid Simulation Integration for Training

Date: 13-03-2019 / Author: kscally
CM Labs SimGuide Service

CM Labs Simulations announced a new advisory service to support companies with simulator adoption for enhancing training programs.

The SimGuide Service is designed to assist companies whether they are developing a simulation-based training program for the first time or extending the use of their existing Vortex simulator from CM Labs. It is also suited for companies who are incorporating simulation into new initiatives, such as operator cross-training, or as an operator recruitment and assessment tool.

New eBook: Top Innovative Products for Lifting Industry

Date: 15-02-2019 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2018 eBook

Want to know which new products designed for the lifting and material handling equipment industry should command your attention?

In this free eBook, developed by Lift and Access and sponsored by Magni Telescopic Handlers, the latest and most innovative products are revealed in five categories including aerial lifts, material handlers, cranes, OEM-developed features/essential components, and aftermarket support products & services.

Universal Equipment President Alastair Robertson Dies

Date: 31-01-2019 / Author: kscally
Alastair Robertson

Longtime MEWP industry veteran and advocate Alastair Robertson, president of Universal Equipment in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, died Jan. 30, 2019. He was 69.

Robertson, who was born Oct. 28, 1949, started in the MEWP industry in 1981 as a sales manager for Simon Aerials, which was subsequently purchased by Terex, followed by roles at Economy Engineering (acquired by Snorkel), Snorkel, Grove Manlift, and Skyjack. He then worked at S and R Equipment, JLG’s dealer in Chicago, from 1991 to 1995.

Registration Opens for Safety 2019 Conference in New Orleans

Date: 10-12-2018 / Author: kscally
Safety 2019

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) announced that registration is open for the Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, the nation’s largest conference for occupational safety and health professionals.

The conference expects to draw more than 5,000 attendees from 40 countries, and it is set for June 9-12 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

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