Service Equipment

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, DC.

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

ANSI Accredits CCO Lift Director and Service Truck Crane Operator Certifications
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has announced it has been awarded accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for its CCO Lift Director and CCO Service Truck Crane Operator programs. This... Read More
How Technologies are Battling to Open Up Powered Access Markets
The 2015 IPAF Summit will focus on how new technologies will change the face of the access industry in the next five to ten years and look at how existing technologies are still battling to open up new markets around the world. The IPAF Summit will be... Read More
Compact Portable Power Distribution System Released by Larson Electronics
The TX-40-120-1224-WP portable power transformer from Larson Electronics is built to provide operators with a reliable source of low voltage 12- or 24-volt power in AC or DC forms. This compact power distribution transformer is designed for portability... Read More
NCCCO Teams Up With SC&RA, KHL for Careers Promotion Event
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), KHL Group, and the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) are jointly organizing a new event to promote careers in the U.S. crane, rigging and specialized... Read More
Aerial Work Platform Provides Unique, Affordable Service for Sign Companies
Reach-All LLC announces the CraneMate™ Platform Mini Crane to its line of work platforms for aerial truck crane applications. The Mini Crane is a portable, compact jib boom that mounts on a work platform to improve safety and increase job... Read More


2014 Summer/Fall Buyer's Guide


Sign regulations have been a major topic in the industry. Is your town/city affected by a strict sign code?