A very good year?

After a global pandemic and supply chain volatility, what does 2023 hold for the MEWP industry? Dan Jenkins talks to manufacturers full of optimism for the coming months. Despite some strong headwinds, MEWP manufacturers still grew sales in 2022 and are gearing up for more growth this year. So, what is driving their predictions and […]

31/01/2023 - 14:15 pm

Five things to look for in an MEWP Thorough Examination

Most operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are mindful of their responsibilities in arranging regular safety inspections. But far fewer are aware that many inspection providers use a generic checklist which fails to inspect components specific to MEWPs – potentially putting an employer on the wrong side of the law. Here’s why. The law […]

20/11/2021 - 16:22 pm

Along came the spiders

After years of being niche products, tracked booms have gone mainstream. Dan Jenkins looks at some of the current drivers for adoption and product development trends. The tracked boom has become an integral part of access rental fleets, thanks to its unique, problem-solving properties. Low ground pressure, a compact frame, and impressive working envelopes make […]

18/01/2021 - 22:01 pm

Getting rental right

Rental accounts for around four in every five aerial lift sales worldwide. Dan Jenkins examines how equipment manufacturers are addressing such an important market – and explores how rental companies are adapting their fleet mix to meet changing customer needs. Globally, the MEWP rental fleet hit a major milestone last year when it reached 1.5 […]

10/11/2020 - 14:49 pm

Genie shares protocols for cleaning and disinfecting aerial equipment

Based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Genie offers new procedures and protocols 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 […]

26/05/2020 - 14:28 pm

New Issue

LHI November/December 2022

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