Category Archives: Aerial Lift Training

Types of Boom Lifts

Types of Boom Lifts

A boom lift is an aerial work platform that enables people to work safely in high places. Boom lifts have many applications, including work situations that are hard to reach and dangerous. There are many types of boom lifts to choose from. Three of the most popular include articulating, telescopic and atrium. The type of boom used depends on three main factors:

1. Maximum height of the workspace

2. Maximum weight the boom can support

3. Whether the boom can be angled or simply lifted straight up and down

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Engaging Employees in Workplace Safety

Engaging Employees in Workplace Safety

Workplace safety is a global concern. The United Nations’ International Labor Organization estimates that each day, 6,300 people die throughout the world from accidents on the job or work-related illnesses. That comes to more than 2.3 million deaths a year. The economic impact of employees killed or hurt while at work is estimated to be four percent of the Global Gross Domestic Product, which is the value of all goods and services produced worldwide. That four percent amounts to over three trillion dollars a year!

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