Ladders can be economical and easy to transport, but they can only accommodate a single technician at a relatively low height. When techs need to work higher up, aerial work platforms, commonly called "lifts," come into play.
In this report, we examine the different types of lifts available, the pros, cons, price differences, and give our recommendations.
Five Types of Aerial Work Platforms
There are five main kinds of aerial service vehicle work platforms:
The chart below summarizes these options, their common use, and rental costs: