Brad Boehler, president of Skyjack, has joined the board of directors for Serious Labs. Serious Labs ia virtual reality company that focuses on training and operations of equipment such as scissor and boom lifts. Boehler will advise on business and strategy topics and provide counsel regarding the compliance of VR simulators with a variety of standards. His appointment expands the board to seven members.

Brad Boehler

Since joining Skyjack in 2003, Boehler has progressively held strategic positions, including the previous titles of Vice President of Engineering and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining the company, he obtained his B.Eng. Sc. from the University of Western Ontario, and holds the designation of Professional Engineer. He began his career as a Military Engineer with the Canadian Armed Forces.

“We are delighted to welcome Brad to our board of directors,” said Jim Colvin, CEO, Serious Labs. “Brad’s strong safety background and his deep knowledge of the industry are unparalleled. His diverse insights will be a valuable addition to the board as we grow and improve the future of operator training around the world.” 

Jim Colvin

Boehler is currently on a number of boards, serving as the Deputy President of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and chairs the ANSI A92.6 subcommittee, which is responsible for the U.S. standards on self-propelled elevating work platforms. In 2017, he was elected to the AEM Construction Equipment Sector Board.

“I am pleased to have been elected to the Serious Labs Board of Directors and I look forward to helping them Reconstruct Reality to the benefit of workers across the globe,” said Boehler.

ALH August-September 2020

Access Lift & Handlers - August-September 2020

Included in this sisue: 

  • INTERVIEW: ZOOMLION
    Zoomlion North America will debut boom and scissor lifts for the North American market this year. Lindsey Anderson speaks with the company.
  • ROTATING TELEHANDLERS
    For once, some good news: the rotating telehandler market across North America remains stable. Lindsey Anderson looks into the industry.
  • MAINTENANCE 
    Proper battery management and maintenance can decrease fleet costs and elongate battery life. ALH covers the best practices to keep machines running
  • SPECIALTY MEWPS 
    The specialty access industry provides endusers with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports.
  • TIRES 
    With the new ANSI standards now in place, tires on boom lifts and roughterrain scissors will see some major changes. ALH reports.
  • SAIA SHOW 
    The Scaffold & Access Industry Association’s Annual Convention & Exposition will be held virtually this year. Read our guide for more.

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