Aerial lifts in Nevada

Versalift Aerial Lifts Support Key Nevada Industries

Aerial lifts are important to numerous Nevada businesses and government organizations. Because they are important to managing electric utility and telecommunications service, aerial lifts are very commonly spotted throughout Nevada. Because the state is experiencing a population and economic boom, aerial lifts are in near-constant use to keep up with the demand for more power, and more neighborhoods that are wired for broadband internet. State and municipal departments of transportation depend upon vehicle-mounted aerial lifts to accomplish their daily tasks. Other common uses for aerial lifts in Nevada include sign and light maintenance, cell tower construction and wind turbine blade maintenance. 

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Electric Power and Utility Industry in Nevada

Electric Power and Utility

Aerial lifts support the electric utility industry in Nevada by maintaining the overhead distribution lines that push power to businesses and communities. The majority of electricity that is used in Nevada comes from natural gas, but that may change in the coming decades. The sun soaked terrain of Nevada has more solar energy potential than any other state in the USA. In 2018, about 87% of the energy consumed in Nevada came from out of state. This fact highlights the potential of the renewable energy sector in the state. 


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Below is a short list of some organizations that provide power to consumers in Nevada

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Telecommunications Construction & Maintenance in Nevada

Aerial lifts are essential equipment for telecommunications service providers who maintain the overhead data cable and also carry valuable equipment and tools with them. Versalift van-mounted aerial lifts deliver the lightest weight vehicles with the greatest payload in their peer group, while providing a 29’ working height. This combination of benefits augments Versalift’s telecommunications aerial lift and cable placer offerings.

There are more than a hundred internet providers in Nevada, and thirty of them are in Las Vegas.

Below is a short list of some telecommunications providers in Nevada: 

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Aerial Lifts and their applications for Forestry in Nebraska

Aerial lifts play a limited role in the preservation of wild spaces in Nevada, because much of the state is mountainous desert. With that said, Nevada is home to more than thirty million acres of land that is under State fire protection. Technically, about ten million acres are forested in the state; much of that forest is sage brush. Logging is not a major industry in Nevada. There, forestry aerial lifts are predominantly used for tree care and vegetation management purposes.

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Aerial lifts for Bridge Inspection in Nevada

Aerial lifts for bridge inspection are key to public safety. Nevada has about two thousand bridges, and it was ranked first in overall bridge safety and quality in 2018. Some states are responsible for more than 20,000 bridges, so Nevada, with 2,000, is able to provide better upkeep and investment in its infrastructure. The Federal DOT requires every state to submit a bridge inspection report, listing the condition of every bridge, every other year.

The Mike O’Callaghan – Pat Tillman bridge connects Arizona and Nevada over the Colorado River. The concrete and steel arch bridge opened in 2010 with a total length of 1,900 feet.

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Nevada General Information

With a population of approximately three million people, Nevada has become a popular retirement destination and a tourism hub.

Carson City is home to the state government of Nevada. The largest employers are in the health, education and gaming industries, as well as the state government. While Carson City is the state’s capital city, it is Las Vegas that gets the majority of the attention. Affectionately known as ‘Sin City,’ people flock to Las Vegas for gambling, shows, entertainment and luxury weekends. Golf and ecotourism are also drivers of the local economy. Major sports franchises have found a home in Las Vegas, especially the Golden Knights, a successful NHL franchise.  Reno is located near the California border and is commonly known as ‘the biggest little city in the world.’ Renowned for its gambling casinos, the city is home to about a quarter million people.

Nevada has most mountain ranges in a state in the US. Within these ranges, there are 30 peaks exceeding 11,000 feet in height. The Mojave Desert and The Great Basin are two key geographical features of the state. Las Vegas, Hoover Dam and Lake Tahoe are all popular tourist destinations. The Great Basin National Park, Death Valley National Park, Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park attract millions of visitors to Nevada.  A rising industry in Nevada is aerospace, which employs 12,000 civilians and works closely with the military.

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

Nevada Aerial Lift Safety

Nevada 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.