How to Drive an Electric Scissor Lift Safely

An electric scissor lift requires no gas. Rather, the lift runs exclusively on electricity. And it enables workers to complete a wide range of tasks at heights. Read on to learn more about electric scissor lifts and associated OSHA certification requirements.  Using an electric scissor lift requires OSHA certification. Thanks to, businesses can ensure […]

‘Tis the Season to be Thankful for Aerial Lifts

This time of year, trees, light poles, buildings and other structures are artfully decorated for the holidays. While you might assume Santa’s elves are responsible for such work, the decor is a reminder to be thankful for aerial lifts. Without these incredible machines – and their operators – our world would look a lot less […]

The Ultimate Guide to Construction Site Safety

There are constant hazards to be on the watch for on a construction site. By implementing rules and regulations on the job site, workers can stay safe from harm. Such rules prevent dangerous accidents from happening while simultaneously training workers to respond quickly and safely when incidents do occur. Understanding the principles of construction site […]

What Is Cribbing? A Comprehensive Look

Cribbing is a temporary work structure commonly used in construction. It is used to support aerial lifts and other heavy equipment. Wood is often used for cribbing, since it provides strength and durability. Yet, how cribbing is built plays an important role in its effectiveness.  Aerial lift operators can use cribbing to maintain a level […]

Propane Tank Safety: What You Need to Know

Propane, commonly referred to as liquefied petroleum gas, is often used to fuel forklifts. The substance is colorless, nontoxic, and virtually odorless, which may make it seem harmless. Yet, if propane safety measures are not followed, the consequences can be dire. Safe handling of a forklift propane tank is a must. By teaching your workers […]