Access Lift & Handlers - October 2019

16 October 2019

Includes in this issue:

  • INTERVIEW: NIFTYLIFT
    Niftylift has been at the forefront of safety and innovation since its inception. Lindsey Anderson visited the company recently to discuss its future.
  • ALH CONFERENCE & AWARDS
    The fourth ALH Conference & Awards put a spotlight on the industry’s best practices, products, people and projects. ALH covers the winners.
  • ARTICULATING BOOMS
    Known for their upand- over clearance and jobsite adaptability, articulating booms have long been a mainstay for a range of applications. Lindsey Anderson reports.
  • AERIALS20
    ALH’s annual ranking of North America’s access rental fleets shows a slight decline over 2018 due to fleet realignment from some of the industry’s biggest rental companies.
  • HYBRIDS
    Hybrid-equipped machines are becoming more powerful while utilizing technology that’s coming down in cost. Lindsey Anderson discusses the latest machines and industry insights with manufacturers.
  • INTERVIEW: PARTNER RENTALS
    Ben Preston sits down with Hernán del Aguila to discuss the role technology plays in building a successful equipment rental business in today’s age of the self-serve consumer.
  • ANSI UPDATE
    The new standards go into effect this December. From machine design and operation to operator and manager training, the industry should prepare for substantial changes. Melinda Zimmerman-Smith reports.
  • COLUMN
    Kevin O’Shea, director of safety and training, AGF Access Group, explains the benefits of transport platforms.
  • IPAF NEWS
    IPAF’s Catch-Up was a home run; VR simulators and MEWP retraining; Boehler steps down as IPAF President; IPAF North America leader is ALH Person of the Year 2019; plus more.
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