Monthly Archives: September 2015

Aerial Lifts, AWPs and Boom Lifts: State of the Industry

Cherry Picker (Construction Vehicle)

What’s the outlook for the aerial lift industry for the next few years? Is business really (pardon the pun) booming like everybody says it is? Will manufacturing and construction demand remain strong into the early part of the 2020s? On a more personal level, is it a good time to consider an aerial lift operator as a career?

In a candid and wide-ranging interview, Teupen USA President Scott Reynolds revealed his thoughts about the aerial lift industry – its prospects, future areas for growth and sector stability in the coming decades. We think you’ll be encouraged by his responses. Continue reading

How to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection


Business is going well. Your aerial lift operators are up to speed with their safety training. There hasn’t been an accident in – geez, you can’t even recall. If this describes your distribution enterprise, dockyard, port receiving and shipping center, warehouse or other industrial facility, good for you! And you’re not alone; plenty of professionals pride themselves on proper safety and an orderly, efficient operation.

Then you hear about a possible OSHA visit to your facility. The first thing you do is hit the panic button. Continue reading