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Safety Bulletins

The EWPA issues Safety Alerts to ensure that EWP Operators and Owners are made aware of any known concerns or issues. 


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  • 20 Mar 2017 3:18 PM | Anonymous

    Genie has determined that the control system utilized on the above referenced machines can malfunction.  Please download the Genie issued safety notice for exact details, serial numbers and urgent remedial action required.   02 2017 - SN 170002_EN (NA_Asia-Pacific_TLA_MEXCAC).pdf



  • 19 Aug 2016 12:40 PM | Anonymous

    The purpose for this SAFETY RELATED BULLETIN is to inspect and ensure the Slave Level Stepped Pins SOCKET HEAD CAPSCREW are torqued properly. Failure to comply with this SAFETY RELATED BULLETIN could result in DEATH or SERIOUS INJURY.

    This inspection should take approximately 1 hour. During the inspection process, if you determine the bolts are not properly torqued, please contact the Snorkel Service Department with the model, complete serial number and hour meter reading.

    Please download file below, and contact Snorkel with any queries.

    PSB 116 003.pdf



  • 29 Feb 2016 10:24 AM | Anonymous

    The EWPA has been notified by DINGLI here in New Zealand (LiftX Limited) of a potential stability related issue with their range of Slab Style scissor lifts manufactured before 2014. A safety bulletin highlighting the situation can be downloaded here -Dingli Safety Bulletin - Feb 2016.pdf  


  • 25 Sep 2015 4:40 PM | Anonymous

    Inspection of all SN15A models are recommended after crack found on 2nd Boom Section.  More info can be downloaded under Resources > Guidance & Standards.

  • 02 Aug 2013 12:19 PM | Anonymous

    Secondary Boom Angle Sensor Calibration

    Genie Alert SN 130005_Australia.pdf

  • 02 Dec 2012 4:00 PM | Anonymous

    Stabiliser/ Boom Interlock Test

    15 2012 Snorkel MHP stabiliser interlock test.pdf

  • 06 Nov 2012 6:00 PM | Anonymous

    An operator was killed when the jib supporting the bucket of the EWP he was operating failed, causing him to fall approximately 20 metres with the bucket. The EWP was an Italmec model Ital Jib 42N. The failure occurred between the jib luffing ram attachment points.

    11 2012 Italmec model Ital Jib 42N - fatality.pdf

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