Articles by Nick

Oct
23
2015

Alberta Lift is Reaching For The Cure!

At Alberta Lift, we're looking to make a difference in our community by helping some important causes in Alberta and all across Canada. To achieve this, we've purchased a PINK SJ63AJ...

Nov
20
2015

5 Steps We Take To Ensure Excellent Customer Service

Here at Alberta Lift, we take a few things very seriously: safety, community, family and customer service. When you come into one of our two locations in person, call us, or even order through...

Nov
26
2015

We're Giving Away Calgary Flames Tickets!

Did you hear that Alberta Lift has started giving away Calgary Flames tickets? That's right! Every quarter, we're running a giveaway for 4 great seats at our local NHL hockey games. If you're from...

Nov
30
2015

Fantastic Fridays at Alberta Lift

One of our major goals at Alberta Lift & Equipment Rentals is to keep our staff happy and satisfied so that we can all work together towards better service for our customers. We believe that...

Dec
19
2015

We're Now In Lethbridge!

Alberta Lift & Equipment rentals has now expanded to another location! After continued positive feedback and product demand at our Calgary location, we knew that our excellent...

Dec
19
2015

Locations

Our Addresses Lethbridge 360 36th street north  Lethbridge, Alberta  Calgary 285113 Frontier Road SE Calgary, AB Phone us anytime at...

Dec
31
2015

Happy Holidays From Alberta Lift!

It's that time of the year again and at Alberta Lift we like to celebrate in style... well, if you think that mechanic's coveralls and tacky Christmas sweaters are stylish! This year, we all got...

Jan
20
2016

Alberta Lift Offers Excellent Safety Training Courses

The safer your workplace, the smoother your jobs will run. At Alberta Lift, we have experienced instructors and we offer a variety of operator training courses including fall protection training,...

Feb
12
2016

Another Fantastic Friday at Alberta Lift

If you've been following  our blog , you'll know that on the last Friday of every month, the staff here at Alberta Lift likes to get together to discuss our successes, announce our standout...

Feb
22
2016

We Are Now Offering Safety Equipment For Your Convenience

For the convenience of our customers, we are now providing safety equipment, available in our locations  before, during and after you take our safety training courses . We can even deliver...

Feb
25
2016

Our Reaching For The Cure Campaign is Well Underway

If you've been following our blog , you'll know that in October of 2015 we started our Reach For The Cure Campaign  where we take 50% of the proceeds from our  PINK SJ63AJ –...

Feb
29
2016

Meet The Team

It's time that we introduce the amazing team here at Alberta Lift & Equipment Rentals. We strongly believe that a business is only as good as its staff, and ours is an excellent group of...

Mar
25
2016

Top 5 Construction Blogs of 2016

If you're in the business of building, you may not know that there is some excellent reading material online in your field. There is some very interesting news coming out of the construction world...

Mar
31
2016

Alberta Lift April Sales Calendar

Alberta Lift & Equipment Rentals has some great sales available in April so we decided to show you just how much you can save right here on the blog! We've got up to 20% off parts, 30% off...

Apr
11
2016

Fantastic Friday - March, 2016

If you've been following our blog , you know that on the last Friday of every month, we get our whole family here at Alberta Lift & Equipment Rentals together for a staff lunch and...

Apr
20
2016

5 Jobs You Do at Home That Are Perfect For Lift Equipment

Forklifts, scissor lifts, man lifts, boom lifts and personal lifts may sound like equipment meant for the construction yard or inside a factory, but there are numerous jobs you do at home...

May
20
2016

Alberta Lift Helped Photograph The World's Largest Human Maple Leaf!

May 18th was a big day in Okotoks! 970 students from Ecole Good Shepard school and a handful of teachers and volunteers got together to break the world record for the most people...

May
23
2016

Fort McMurray Fires & How We Can Help

The fire that has been all over international news is still burning in Fort McMurray and aside from consuming the city from which it got its name, it has also engulfed over a half...

Jun
13
2016

Terrific Tuesday at Alberta Lift

Happy Monday everyone! We hope you're having a great June so far. It's nice to finally see the weather warming up here in Alberta and while the  Alberta Fires  are still raging on,...

Jun
17
2016

The Ultimate Guide To Buying Used Lift Equipment

As you may know, here at Alberta Lift & Equipment Rentals we not only  rent ,  service , repair and  donate  our lift equipment, but we also  sell used equipment...

Jul
12
2016

Big Summer Sale At Alberta Lift

As the warm weather finally hits us here in Alberta, we decided it's time to celebrate with some great discounts here at Alberta Lift & Equipment Rentals. For the months of July & August,...

Aug
1
2016

5 Tips For Safety When Using Lift Equipment

Image By:  commons.wikimedia.org Here at Alberta Lift & Equipment rentals, we care about our customers and their safety, which is why we offer excellent safety training...

Aug
29
2016

10 Safety Tips for Working at Height

  Depending on your job description, you may be asked to work at height on a regular basis. Too often these small jobs aren't taken seriously, people fail to tie off properly and end...

Sep
19
2016

Choosing The Right Lift Equipment For The Job

Image By:  commons.wikimedia.org When you're planning a job that requires lift equipment - whether at home or at work - it's vital that you choose the right lift for the job. How...

Sep
23
2016

How To Properly Inspect Your Full-Body Harness

Image By:  simplifiedsafety.com Full-body harnesses and fall protection equipment are made to keep you and your workers safe while on the job, but if the equipment isn't properly...

Oct
27
2016

October is Breast Cancer Month

In case you didn't know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) . This annual, international health campaign is organized by major breast cancer charities every October with the goal to...

Oct
31
2016

About Our Pink Lift

We've been running our Pink Lift "Reaching For The Cure" charity for over a year now and we've had amazing success with it. We're very happy to say that we've not only been able to raise money,...

Nov
14
2016

What Kind of Lift Is Right For The Job

At Alberta Lift we offer a wide range of lifts . If you don’t have experience using lifts, it may seem overwhelming when you’re trying to figure out which lift is right for you and...

Nov
29
2016

What Can You Do To Avoid Workplace Injuries?

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, avoiding workplace injuries should be a top priority. For employers, these kinds of injuries can leave you liable and critically understaffed while...

Dec
12
2016

Forklift Maintenance For Safety and Operational Optimization

What do you need to do to keep your forklifts functioning well and safely ? There are a few steps you should be taking and with the new year about to roll in, now is a good time to assess how the...

Dec
30
2016

How To Operate a Forklift Safely

As the year is coming to a close, chances are we have all been thinking of resolutions for the new year. Year in and year out, at Alberta Lift safety is a top priority. In that spirit, we’ve...

Jan
15
2017

Safety Gear Guide

At Alberta Lift, we have an ongoing commitment to safety . The safe use of machinery such as forklifts can be ensured, in part, by making sure that you have the proper gear before you even...

Jan
31
2017

Main Forklift Safety Concerns and How You Can Avoid Them

If you are working with heavy equipment, chances are you already have an understanding of how dangerous this type of work can be. It becomes exponentially more so, however, when operators do not...

Feb
16
2017

Aerial Lift Equipment: Buying Versus Renting?

At Alberta Lift, we have a wide array of aerial lift equipment that is suited for both commercial and non-commercial use, whether you are using it for work around the house or at a construction...

Feb
28
2017

Safety Courses: Online Trainings Versus the Real Classroom

By now, we all know how important it is to keep your safety skills up to date, and attending trainings that are professionally relevant is certainly an essential part of this process. There are...

Mar
16
2017

Considerations for Working at Height

Often when considering lift equipment, this implies a job that will need to be done at height , which means you will need to evaluate risks and take the appropriate steps to ensure that you and...

Mar
31
2017

Power Options for Lifts

While in the past, aerial lifts were almost exclusively powered by diesel or gasoline motors on the base of the machine, now a few more options have emerged. Booms these days come with multiple...

Apr
21
2017

5 Ways to Create a Safety Conscious Work Environment

It takes a lot more than having great training and great processes and procedures in place to build a safe workplace. Unless you create a safety conscious environment where the workforce feels...

Apr
28
2017

National Day of Mourning 2017

Today marks the National Day of Mourning , a time when we commemorate and recognize the lives of those people who have been killed or suffered injury or illness through workplace incidents....

May
15
2017

5 Tips for Operating a Forklift Safely in the Rain

Operating a forklift in perfect weather can be difficult enough at times, and unfortunately many accidents still occur regardless of the conditions. So when you add in an extra factor of bad...

May
31
2017

5 Tips on How to Safely Operate a Scissor Lift

A scissor lift is an incredibly versatile piece of machinery which can be used for numerous jobs in both a professional and home setting. They’re often described as being like maneuverable...

Jun
15
2017

9 Common Uses for Aerial Lift Equipment

Scaffolding and ladders certainly have their place when it comes to working at height, but they also have plenty of limitations. Many jobs that would traditionally have been done using them are...

Jul
1
2017

7 Reasons It's Essential to Invest in Health and Safety Training

Unfortunately too many companies still view health and safety training as an optional extra that they can pick and choose when to carry out and implement. In reality, having an effective health...

Jul
18
2017

How to Avoid the Dangers of Working in Hot Conditions

As we get into the summer months and the mercury begins to creep higher and higher, it’s important to remember that working in hot conditions poses its own unique safety threats. Knowing...

Aug
4
2017

Alberta Lift is Pleased to Announce we are Now Part of Cooper Equipment Rentals

Alberta Lift is delighted to announce that we are now part of the Cooper Equipment Rentals organization. The Alberta Lift Vision From day one in 2012 we set out with a single main aim in...