Aerial Lifts in Missouri

Versalift Aerial Lifts Support Key Missouri Industries

Aerial lifts are critically important to the function of basic electric and telecommunications services of the state of Missouri. As is the case with every geography and climate in the United States, Missouri’s need for aerial lifts spans many industries, including electric utility, wired telecommunications, forestry, wind turbine maintenance and municipal uses. Highway lighting and road signals, which require aerial lifts for maintenance, are managed by municipal and state-owned fleets across Missouri.

Distributors for Missouri

Electric Power and Utility Industry in Missouri

Aerial lifts are essential tools for electric power and utility providers in the state of Missouri. The electric power in Missouri predominantly comes from coal. In fact, 73% of Missouri’s electricity generation comes from coal fired power plants. With that said, the state also has a burgeoning biodiesel program, and produces more than 1,000 megawatts of wind power generation capacity from hundreds of turbines.

Below is a short list of Investor Owned Utility Companies and Municipal Utilities that provide service to the people and businesses of Missouri:


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Telecommunications Construction & Maintenance in Missouri

Aerial lifts provide technicians in the cable television, high speed internet and telephone land line industries with the tools and capacity they need to accomplish their work. Versalift van-mounted aerial lifts deliver the lightest weight vehicles with the greatest payload in their peer group, while providing a 29’ working height. Data cable is usually overhead, so telecommunications technicians spend a lot of time in an elevated workspace. More than $71,000,000 on federal grants have been awarded to advance broadband infrastructure in Missouri. While there are several major providers in the state, there are nearly a million people in Missouri who have only one option for internet service.

Below is a short list of telecommunications providers in the state of Missouri:


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Aerial Lifts and their applications for Forestry in Missouri

Forestry aerial lifts that support Versalift customers in Missouri and built to withstand the tough and rugged conditions of logging and forestry environments. In Missouri, which boasts more than fourteen million acres of forested land, the forest products industry employs more than 40,00 people directly and generates billions of dollars in revenue. 85% of Missouri’s forests are privately owned. For your forestry equipment needs, visit

Aerial lifts for Bridge Inspection in Missouri

Aerial lifts for bridge inspection in Missouri are in high demand, as there are more than ten thousand actively used bridges in the state.Interestingly, the majority of Missouri’s bridges are more than fifty years old. The Federal Department of Transportation requires that every bridge be inspected every two years. MoDOT is responsible for these inspections. One unique bridge in the state is the Chain of Rocks bridge, which has a  22 degree bend midway across the 5,48 foot long bridge.

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Missouri General Information

With a population of more than six million people, Missouri is home to the country’s third most diverse economy and one of the most skilled and professional workforces. With a low cost of living, Missouri is a desirable destination for young families and professionals seeking opportunities in the technology and energy sectors. While the state capital is Jefferson City, the state’s most famous city is St. Louis, located on the Mississippi River. Kansas City is Missouri’s largest city, where the Federal government is the largest employer. Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri, located in the Ozark foothills, and is famous for, among other personalities, Wild Bill Hickock.




Notes on Aerial Lift Safety from the United States Department of Labor

Missouri Aerial Lift Safety

Missouri Aerial Lift Safety is highly visible due to population density and the number of roads in the state. All safety codes are strictly enforced throughout the state, and are written to be in alignment with the United States Department of Labor’s OSHA regulations on Aerial Lift Safety.

You can find the OSHA Aerial lift factsheet here.