Service Equipment

Manitowoc Cranes Sponsors Calculators for Use on CCO Exams In support of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators’ (NCCCO) policy of providing calculators for certain CCO written exams, Manitowoc Cranes has agreed to provide 10,000 calculators for candidates’ use. Basic calculators are supplied for CCO Mobile Crane Operator Specialty Exams, Digger Derrick Operator, Rigger Level II, Mobile Crane Inspector, Mobile Crane Lift Director, and Tower Crane Lift Director exams.

Larson Electronics Releases a 50 KVA Temporary Power Distribution System
The MPD-480-50K-200MB-7X20-7X30-28X120.120-SSDC-W temporary power distribution system from Larson Electronics converts 480 volts AC three phase to 120/240 Delta/Delta electrical current. This portable distribution system provides operators the ability to... Read More
Reach-All Platforms Introduces Insulated Rotating Jib Boom Man Basket
Reach-All Platforms LLC announces an addition to its family of aerial work platforms suitable for attachment to a variety of boom truck cranes. The aerial attachment connected to the boom tip enables the crane to function as an insulated man lift with... Read More
Explosion Proof Rechargeable LED Light Tower Released by Larson Electronics
The EPL-TP-2XRUL10 portable explosion proof light tower from Larson Electronics produces a 140,000 candela peak beam intensity reaching over 1,400 feet in length. This unit is lightweight, weighing at only six pounds and is powered by lithium ion... Read More
More than 1.1 Million AWPs in Worldwide Rental Fleet
There are now 1,120,000 aerial work platforms (AWPs), also known as mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), in the worldwide rental fleet. This is up 8 percent from the previous year, reveals new research commissioned by the International Powered Access... Read More
OSHA Official Challenges Access Industry to Uphold Safety Record
“Safety is not a luxury; it’s a necessity that every worker deserves,” said Jordan Barab, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, speaking to an audience of about 250 at the IPAF Summit on March 26, 2015 in Washington,... Read More

JLG President Calls for Use of Smart Technology to Improve Safety
Imagine a work environment where smart vests can communicate with aerial work platforms (AWPs) to warn operators that their harness lanyards are not connected to the anchor points. Or picture a world where smart machines equipped with sensors can... Read More
Andy Studdert of NES Rentals Elected IPAF President
Andy Studdert, chairman & CEO of U.S.-based NES Rentals, was elected as the new president of the International Powered Access Federation at the IPAF annual general meeting (AGM) on March 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. He succeeds Steve Couling, managing... Read More
NCCCO Elects Directors, Officers for 2015
The Board of Directors of the National Commission for Directors of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has announced the industry leaders who will serve NCCCO during 2015. Re-elected to the office of president for... Read More
CCO Mobile Crane Operator Written Exams Now Available in Spanish
In response to numerous industry requests to serve the growing Spanish-speaking construction labor force, and in light of its twentieth anniversary commitment to refine and evolve its safety mission, the National Commission for the Certification of Crane... Read More
Fifty-foot Mega Light Mast on Trailer with Sixteen 400 Watt LED Light Heads
The WCDE-11-PLM50-16X400LTL-LED from Larson Electronics is a trailer-mounted, fold-over, seven-stage light mast that provides a safe and effective way for operators to deploy sixteen 400 watt LED light heads to elevations up to fifty feet. This pneumatic... Read More



2015 Winter/Spring Buyer's Guide


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