Service Equipment

IPAF Calculates Fatal Injury Rate to Determine MEWP Safety Preliminary fatal injury rate calculations confirm that mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs, also known as aerial work platforms or AWPs) are one of the safest ways to perform temporary work at height. This latest analysis complements IPAF’s release of the 2014 MEWP-related accident data and indicates that although the total MEWP rental fleet has increased in size, the fatal injury rate has fallen.

NCCCO Acquires Testing Services Operation of IAI
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and International Assessment Institute (IAI) have announced that NCCCO has acquired IAI’s operations relating to the testing services for CCO certification programs. Effective... Read More
Larson Electronics Releases Heavy-duty Waterproof Transformer
The DCP-16-HD power converter from Larson Electronics includes an industrial grade male plug and three feet of cable on the input end and a one-foot cable with flying leads on the other end. This unit provides a safe and effective way for users to tap... Read More
Twenty-five-foot Single Phase Explosion-proof Extension Cord
The EPECX-25-30A-10.4-GAP explosion-proof extension cord from Larson Electronics is designed to extend the reach of equipment in hazardous locations where power receptacles are not in close proximity to the work space. This explosion-proof cord is... Read More
Twist Lock Extension Power Cord Released by Larson Electronics
The EXC-100-8.4-30A-L16.30 twist lock power cord from Larson Electronics is designed for 480V 3-phase indoor and outdoor applications. This rugged extension cord is constructed of 8-gauge, 4-conductor wire equipped with a 30-amp rated L16-30 male and... Read More
Reaching Profits
A service truck can be one of the biggest investments a sign shop makes, so it’s important that, in turn, the truck makes the shop a good profit. There are a variety of ways to ensure this is the case. First a company needs to choose the right... Read More

National Wireless Safety Alliance Announces Partnership with the NCCCO
The National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) and the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) have announced that they have entered into a professional partnership for the development and administration of nationally... Read More
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... Read More
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



2015 Winter/Spring Buyer's Guide


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