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JLG Workplace Safety: Tech Support Service Tip
. Welcome to Workplace Safety, formerly known as LiftPod@Work. We hope you find the new safety-focused articles useful. .
In this Issue:
General Safety Precautions
Workplace Safety Success Story
Safety News Roundup
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. Safety tips Safety Tips .
. General Safety Precautions .
. Did you know your Operators & Safety Manual has essential precautions for your JLG® machine? That’s right, get guidelines for workplace and machine inspection, and learn about dangers and warnings, from trip and fall risks to tipping hazards. Need a copy of your manual? Search here.

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Workplace Safety Success Story
A Challenging Assignment
When Jesse Truesdale agreed to paint a stripe on the wall of a theater in Leesburg, Va., she accepted a challenge that only the JLG X700AJ compact crawler boom equipped her to meet. The compact machine climbed the stairway, provided access to the painting project and helped Jesse complete an additional assignment – attaching more than 300 glass pieces to a chandelier suspended over the stairwell.

Read full story in Access Lift & Handlers

Workplace Safety Success Story
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Workplace Safety Roundup
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Workplace Safety Roundup
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  The High Risks of Young Employees  
  OSHA reports that “workers under the age of 25 are twice as likely to be injured on the job as older workers” and recommends that employers teach young workers about safety regulations to decrease the possibility of injury. This could be done through orientation and training exercises and mentoring programs.

 
  Hurricane Season: AIHA Urges Flood Preparedness  
  The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) urges advanced planning and preparedness for hurricane season. The AIHA also offers a directory of industrial hygiene professionals who can help during flood recovery along with a white paper about identifying and managing the risks associated with hurricanes and floods.

 
  Nominate an Outstanding Facility Manager Today!  
  Today’s Facility Manager’s 2014 Facility Executive of the Year Award honors an individual for his or her work on a recently completed construction project and the value they bring to their organization. The deadline to enter is October 1, 2013.

 
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. LiftPod showcased .
Money Saver
BUILDINGS magazine selected the LiftPod® FS60 as a 2013 Money-Saving Product winner. See the FS60 showcased in the June 2013 issue.
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. SkyGuard .
New Aftermarket Accessory
Get enhanced control panel protection for JLG® boom lifts with SkyGuard™. When activated by approximately 50 lb (23kg) of force, SkyGuard stops all functions in use at the time. See video.
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. LiftPod at NSC & IFMA .
Safety Show Stoppers
Check out the LiftPod FS60 & FS80 at NSC Congress & Expo booth 4813, and IFMA’s World Workplace 2013 booth 807.
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