United Rentals sells a variety of aerial work platforms — also called mobile elevated work platforms — from reliable manufacturers like Skyjack, Genie, Hy-Brid Lifts, MEC and JLG. Choose from fall protection equipment, used aerial platforms, scissor lifts, scaffolding for sale, vertical lifts in multiple heights, extension ladders and much more. Ranging in years from 2002 to 2018, our used equipment will help you ensure your project is done safely and on time. For extra tips to consider, check out our Project Uptime article on 5 Factors to Consider When Buying Used Construction Equipment.
Learn more about our aerial work platforms in our FAQ section below.
A mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) is the same as an aerial work platform. Recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reclassified all aerial work platforms to be called mobile elevated work platforms. They are still the same equipment, yet safety standards are applied more broadly across all MEWPs.
The maximum height of cherry pickers varies by make and model. We offer a variety of cherry pickers for a range of jobs, from 40 feet for standard maintenance or repair to 185 feet for extreme aerial work on commercial buildings or bridges.
Yes, OSHA requires all cherry picker or scissor lift operators to be trained and certified before operating a lift. Operating mobile elevated work platforms can lead to falls, trips or other hazards. Therefore, every cherry picker operator needs to know how to complete basic functions, inspect the equipment and use the controls.