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Sep
6
2017

5 Common Workplace Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Unfortunately, accidents are still far too common in the workplace, particularly in manual labour industries such as construction or warehousing. Many of these injuries tend to be minor and...

Aug
18
2017

7 Tips for Staying Safe on a Construction Site

Constructions sites which don’t have good safety practices and procedures in place can quickly turn into extremely dangerous settings to work in. But with the right approach and a concerted...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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
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
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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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
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...

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...

Jul
22
2015

Customer Service: Our Commitment

Customer Service : Two words that we hear often, but what do they really mean? At Alberta Lift, customer service is the foundation on which our success and reputation has been built. Our...

May
13
2013

Wow!!!! We are almost a year old!!!

Wow!!!! We are almost a year old!!! As we quickly approach our first birthday, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you, our customers for all your support over the past...

Dec
7
2012

Alberta Lift is now in Calgary!

Just a note to let you know about our New Equipment Rental Company based in Calgary Alberta Lift and Equipment Rentals Inc is a company created to provide top quality, brand name equipment,...