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Fall Protection: What You Need to Know

Fall Protection: What You Need to Know

It’s important to understand the rules to ensure your following them, so we’ve put together a quick guide on the basics of fall protection requirements for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). Under the OSHA Aerial Lift Regulation, the employer, user […]

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Combating Worker Fatigue

Combating Worker Fatigue

As about 38 percent of U.S. workers sleep less than seven hours a night, according to a study conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, worker fatigue is an issue increasingly affecting workplaces throughout the country. It […]

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Light Tower Tips

Light Tower Set Up– Dos & Don’ts

Before operating portable light towers, it’s important to understand the basic rules of use. The first consideration you’ll want to think about is whether a light tower or light tower/generator combination would be more appropriate for your job site. If […]

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Your Guide to Buying Used Equipment

Your Guide to Buying Used Equipment

Step 1: Determine What You Need The first step is determining what specific machine you need. There are many options even among like machines. For example, rough terrain scissor lifts versus slab scissor lifts. It’s important to become familiar with […]

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How to Avoid Common Jobsite Violations

How to Avoid Common Jobsite Violations

Violation: Over-Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica Solution There are three paths to complying to the new construction standard which requires workers not be exposed to more than 50 µg/m3 of silica dust in an eight-hour period (this is down from […]

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MEWP Maintenance Tips

MEWP Maintenance Tips

Preventative maintenance Scheduled inspections and preventative maintenance is the number one way to help guarantee the best performance from your equipment, according to an article recently published on Aerial Pros. Preventative maintenance refers to precautionary work performed on equipment with […]

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Definition Recognition Part Three: Service Terms

Definition Recognition: Service Terms

Every industry houses familiar terms and idioms and the construction and industrial equipment industry is no different. So, we’ve created the Definition Recognition series to help those less familiar navigate industry terms/phrases, with the purpose to educate and facilitate informed […]

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The Types and Uses of Forklift Forks

Types and Uses of Forklift Forks

There might be more forklift fork options than you know. Forklift forks are designed for specific functions and as there are many different ways that forklifts support projects and organizations, there are many different types of forks to match. Toyota […]

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Slab vs Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

Slab vs Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts are mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) with platforms that are parallel in size to the base of the machine and only lift vertically. These types of lifts are commonly used because of their high weight capacities and adaptable […]

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Common Diesel Exhaust Fluid Issues & How to Avoid Them

Common Diesel Exhaust Fluid Issues & How to Avoid Them

Problem: Mixing DEF with diesel fuel Solution One common issue stemming from diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is intermixing the fluid with diesel fuel. DEF and fuel tanks are sometimes located near each other on machines, so this is a common […]

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