No doubt about it, Charlotte and the surrounding areas are in a serious growth spurt. Along with all that new construction and manufacturing comes the increased usage of Aerial Lifts. We at Aerial Equipment Services welcome the growth but acknowledge safety needs to keep up the pace. James Meegan, CSP wrote a great article regarding some new safety standards that we take very seriously and have included in our new training material. Here's a great excerpt from his recent article in Safety Check News .... According to a recent study by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), the use of aerial work platforms (AWP) has been increasing. This expanding user base is one of the reasons that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) safety standards for AWPs have been under revision (Rubenstone, 2016). The new ANSI A92 standards are expected to include changes to terminology, design, use, and training, and are expected to be issued in early 2017 (Groat, 2016). Terminology changes will
Here at Aerial Equipment Services, we have a new website to better service you. We want our clients to have easy access to all of our information, along with being able to request parts, schedule repairs, and plan for lift inspections. Aerial Equipment Services’ provides a number of services to help you and your team practice safety while operating aerial equipment. To stay safe, it is import to have the proper training on all actively used equipment, have frequent and annual inspections on equipment, and receive the proper maintenance on all equipment. Most importantly, it is required by OSHA for your safety.