Service Equipment

IPAF eLearning Raises Standard for AWP Operator Training The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has launched its new, enhanced eLearning module as part of its full training program for American and Canadian operators of aerial work platforms (AWPs), also known as mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). The launch follows two years of trials and further development and testing. IPAF has now unveiled a high quality eLearning module that delivers flexibility and interactive tools, with the same emphasis on practical training.

Second Lift & Move USA Careers Event to Be Held in Houston
The second Lift & Move USA careers event moves to Houston, Texas, on February 10, 2016, following the success of the inaugural event in Chicago in June this year. The conference is an industry initiative to promote job opportunities in the crane,... Read More
Decision Drivers
Many jobs require reaching overhead areas. Sometimes it’s no more than six feet off the ground. Other times it can be one hundred feet or more. But no matter the height, accessing those overhead areas efficiently and safely is essential. In years... Read More
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... Read More
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



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