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DICA Debuts at UK Vertikal Days

In May, DICA participated in Vertikal Days, an exhibition of the lifting industry's latest products. Held May 24-25 in the United Kingdom, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, the show featured equipment displays of cranes, aerial work platforms, and telescopic handlers from more than 120 exhibitors. DICA…
IPAF MEWP Guidance

IPAF MEWP Guidance

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has updated recommendations for assessing ground conditions where mobile elevating work platforms (also called aerial lifts) are used. In the past, MEWP guidance from the safety group was aimed at outrigger-enabled equipment; the new information now…
DICA FiberMax Crane Pad

DICA FiberMax Crane Pads Receive First U.S. Patent

June 28, 2017 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) On June 6, 2017, DICA received U.S. Patent No. 9,670,639 for FiberMax® Crane Pads, its first for this revolutionary product. FiberMax® Crane Pads feature a revolutionary bi-directional sheer web design that maximizes load distribution in all four directions, and…
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NEW SafetyTech Outrigger Pad Whiteboard Video

DICA has developed a new informational video to aid fleet managers in the selection of their composite outrigger pad products. The video discusses the need for composite outrigger pads, ineffective options and how the right load distribution product can increase safety and stability for outrigger enabled…
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Back to Safety Basics

A recent article in Tree Care Industry Magazine articulates the importance of getting back to basics during the most busy season for arborists. Assessing ground conditions and proper setup of outrigger-enabled equipment is foundational to safe work practices. Like many industries, tree care workers…