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  October 2017
 
JLG JobSite Newsletter
In This Issue
•   AccessReady
•   Industry News
•   600S Telescopic Boom
•   Good 2 Give Back Program
•   Industry Expert Q&A
 
NEW JLG® PRODUCTS & SERVICES
JLG trainer and operator
Find High-quality Training Nationwide
With proper training, you can walk onto the job site knowing you have the right credentials. The new AccessReady program connects operators with JLG-qualified trainers through an easy-to-use portal and app.

Get ANSI- & OSHA-compliant training on both JLG and non-JLG equipment. Choose telehandler training that’s good for three years. Or complete boom and scissor lift training you can use indefinitely.

Register for free today and learn from the best trainers in the industry.
 
INDUSTRY NEWS
Exiting a platform at height
Exiting a Platform at Height: New ANSI Standards Explain How
Understanding how to safely enter and exit an elevated work platform can prevent mishaps before they happen. To adhere to ANSI and OSHA standards for exiting at height, an operator must have a letter of authorization from the original equipment manufacturer on hand. Read more about this and other guidelines from ForConstructionPros.com.
 
MEWP fatalities decline
MEWP Fatalities Decline as Global Rental Market Grows
Despite expanding rental fleets and growing rental markets, the fatal injury rate (FIR) for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) decreased in 2016. Tim Whiteman, CEO of IPAF, notes, “It is worth pointing out that MEWPs are still by far the safest way to work at height…” Hear more from him at ForConstructionPros.com.
 
New OSHA silica regulations
What Contractors Need to Know About OSHA’s New Silica Rule
Regulations that limit silica dust exposure went into effect on September 23, 2017. Are you sure your workplace is in compliance with these new OSHA standards? Check out this ConstructionDIVE article to learn what the new rules require employers to provide to their workers.
 
Disclaimer: Any opinions expressed in these articles are not necessarily those of JLG.

JLG FEATURED MACHINE
JLG® 600S Telescopic Boom Lift
600S Telescopic Boom Lift
Introduced at CONEXPO, the 600S telescopic boom lift is newly designed with 600 lb of platform capacity. That means you can take more people and tools to right where you need them. It also reaches full height quicker to boost your productivity on the job. And when it’s time to transport it to a new job site, you can fit two on one truck with no overweight permit.

Check out the full specs to see how the 600S will give you an edge on the job.
 
JLG COMPANY NEWS
Volunteers for the Good 2 Give Back event
Good 2 Give Back Program
In honor of Oshkosh Corporation’s 100th anniversary, approximately 700 employees participated in the Good 2 Give Back initiative. This global program allowed employees to give four hours of their work time to volunteer at a charity of their choice. By sharing their passions and talents right where they live and work, they gave back to the communities that support them every day.

Read more about service projects completed by JLG® employees.
 
INDUSTRY EXPERT Q&A: LINDSEY ANDERSON
Lindsey Anderson
The Impact of New ANSI Standards on the Rental Industry
In each issue of JobSite, we talk to industry experts about the opportunities and trends that matter to your business.

Lindsey Anderson, editor of Access, Lift & Handlers, offers her insights on the impact of the new ANSI standards on the rental industry.

Read her full insights now.
 

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