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LeBron Gets a Lift (Again) in Cleveland

He stands 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds, but LeBron James packs a one-ton image that is more than 10 stories tall and 200 feet wide.


Athletes Pull Off Bridge Pull-Up Record

Call it Extreme Gym Class: a competition by seven athletes in seven countries to see who could do the most pull-ups while hanging from a bridge.


New Hoist Boasts 1-Ton Capacity

Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, has unveiled a traction hoist with increased load capacity for heavy construction and industrial installation and maintenance.


Compact Lift Offers Rotating Platform

Lift-A-Loft has introduced a vertical mast lift designed for compact spaces in industrial applications.


Bridge Worker Killed on Stadium Project

One bridge worker drowned and another was serious injured when the man-lift to which they were tethered toppled from a floating dock and vanished into the Brazos River in Waco, TX, authoriti...


Probe of 2 Bridge Deaths Underway

Work is expected to resume this week on an Alabama overpass construction project as investigations continue into the deaths of two workers last week.


Bridge Projects in MO, AZ, PA Kill 3

Devastating bridge construction accidents in three states have claimed the lives of three workers in 10 days, authorities report.


Scissor Lift Topples, Kills 2 at Port

Two public-works employees were killed and a third was critically injured when a scissor lift they were working from toppled over in Port Everglades, FL,, hurling them several stories to the...


JLG Expands Latin America Distribution

JLG Industries Inc., a global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has opened a newly renovated distribution center in Indaiatuba, Brazil.


3 Companies Fined in MO Bridge Death

Federal authorities have issued serious four citations and leveled a $15,300 fine against the builders of a Mississippi River bridge in the fatal fall of a lift operator near St. Louis last ...


50-Foot Fall Kills Worker at Power Plant

A 50-foot fall from an aerial lift basket has claimed the life of a subcontractor’s employee at an old Pacific Gas & Electric Co. plant in Bakersfield, CA.


Valspar, JLG See Shifts at the Helm

Valspar Corp.’s president and CEO has added the hat of board chairman, while access equipment leader JLG Industries has named a new president, the companies have announced.


PowerSeat Made for Working at Heights

Harken Industrial has introduced the PowerSeat, a sit-on powered ascender touted as a first for people working at heights.


Body of MO Bridge Worker Recovered

Divers have recovered the body of a 35-year-old married father of two children who fell to his death Wednesday while working on a Mississippi River bridge project at St. Louis.


Cited in Deaths, Company to Train Others

The Indiana employer of two tower workers killed in a 320-foot fall will receive a drastically reduced fine and citations while launching a paid training program, under a settlement with sta...


MO Bridge Worker Missing After Fall

Recovery crews continued late Thursday to troll the Mississippi River at St. Louis in search of a bridge worker who fell into the river Wednesday and was presumed dead.


JLG Launches New Electric Lift Series

JLG Industries Inc., the leading global provider of access equipment, has introduced the RS Series of electric scissor lifts.


SafeWorks Names Global Engineering VP

Access equipment provider SafeWorks LLC has appointed Erik Elzinga to the new role of Vice President – Engineering, with global responsibility for new product development for its Power Climb...


Industrial Equipment Giants to Merge

United Rentals Inc., the world’s largest industrial equipment rental company, has announced plans to swallow chief rival RSC Holdings Inc. for $1.9 billion in cash and stock, as that industr...


Webinar Tackles Scaffold Standards

Working from scaffolds and aerial lifts is not only a critical safety issue in protective coatings; it is also a leading area of federal safety violations for employers.


JLG Names Global Marketing VP

JLG Industries Inc., manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has added Brad Nelson to its executive team as global vice president of marketing.


Lift Safety Campaign Targets Schools

Colleges, high schools and other institutional users of aerial lifts have new safety resources available to help them avoid the kind of accident that killed a University of Notre Dame videog...


OSHA Issues Lift Hazard Alert

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a hazard alert about the dangers of using scissor lifts to film events and functions.


National Lift Safety Program To Come from Student’s Death

The death of a University of Notre Dame student employee will bring forth a new nationwide safety program on scissor lifts, under a unique settlement the university has reached in the case.


Notre Dame Sees No Fault in Lift Death

No one individual is responsible, or will be disciplined, for the death of a University of Notre Dame student videographer who perished in a 39-foot fall from a mobile lift in a windstorm, t...


Notre Dame Fined in Lift Death; ‘Knowingly’ Imperiled Untrained Worker

The University of Notre Dame has been fined $77,500 for “knowingly” allowing an untrained student to operate a long-uninspected lift in dangerously windy conditions, leading to the student’s...


Notre Dame Ends Use of Mobile Lifts

While continuing to investigate the death of a student videographer on a falling scissor lift, the University of Notre Dame has announced that it will no longer use mobile lifts to film game...


JLG Revamps Sales, Support Lineup

Access equipment manufacturer JLG Industries Inc. has realigned its global sales, market development and customer support leadership to fine-tune its regional market focus.


JLG Unveils 34-Foot Boom Lift

JLG Industries Inc., global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, has introduced the 340AJ boom lift.


Fatal IN Lift Accident Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating the death of a contract worker who was fatally injured in a mobile lift accident at Evonik Degussa Corp.’s Tippecanoe Laboratories in Indiana.


JLG Lift Deaths Trigger Alert in UK

The UK government has issued a Safety Alert regarding two models of JLG scissor lifts, after three lift tip-over accidents in four years killed five people.


JLG Launches Self-Propelled 150-Foot Boom Lift

JLG Industries Inc. has unveiled what it calls the industry’s largest self-propelled boom lift.


World’s Largest Aerial Platform to Debut

Palfinger is preparing to introduce its P 333 all-terrain aerial platform—the world’s largest, the company says—with a working height of 337 feet.


Free Book Aims to Boost Lift Safety

Declaring that “untrained operators should never, ever operate aerials,” the International Powered Access Federation has released a free download that details best practices for aerial work ...


Notre Dame Takes Responsibility in Lift Death

The president of the University of Notre Dame has accepted responsibility for the death of a student videographer who was killed when the hydraulic scissor lift where he was working blew ove...


Notre Dame Questioned in Lift Death

The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration has joined the investigation into the death of a Notre Dame University student who was killed when the hydraulic scissor lift from w...


 
 
   

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