Purchasing an Aerial Ladder: What You Need to Know

The pros and cons of both mid-mount and rear mount apparatus operationally and in design of aerial ladders and tower ladders included. Important decisions your department must make before designing your next aerial ladder in order to purchase a rig that will fit your needs will be discussed. Topics include deciding on mid-mount vs. rear-mount vs tiller aerials and whether an elevated platform is beneficial. Presenter will also discuss equipment placement and tool mounting (also useful for pumpers) on apparatus so that tools, ladders and components are easily accessible while making sure the rig is mission-ready based on response needs.

Jeff Gaskin
Date & Time
Friday, September 29, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM