MCCONNELLSBURG, PA — JLG Industries Inc. has announced that the LiftPod FS60 was named a 2011 New Product of the Year by Occupational Health & Safety magazine, according to a press release.
The awards were open to new products introduced to the market between July 3, 2010 and July 3, 2011, the release stated.
According to the release, the LiftPod FS60, which was named the winner in the Fall Protection category, was recognized during the National Safety Council Congress and Expo in Philadelphia and is featured on the Occupational Health & Safety website and will also appear in the December issue of the magazine.
"We are proud to win this award, which demonstrates our overall goal of improved safety and efficiency for any job site or facility," said Randy Marzicola, JLG Industries director of channel development.
"The LiftPod is a proven, secure alternative to ladders, scaffolding and rolling ladders for safety professionals who need a portable, affordable solution when working at a variety of heights," Marzicola added.
The innovative LiftPod personal portable lift helps prevent falls on the job site, which is the second most frequently cited standard by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the release noted.
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