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Detailing SC&RA’s safety award winners
At SC&RA’s Annual Conference, the Association took the time to formally recognize its 2023 safety award winners across both crane and rigging as well as transportation.
How to recognise worker burnout
Pressures faced by workers in the construction and transportation industries can lead to high levels of emotional stress
Tips for avoiding the safety slump amid worker shortage
It’ss never been more important to lean into safety awareness and execution. 
ITI names new technical services director
Jasen Doyle has previously served ITI in the role of instructor, instructor lead, ILT training manager and mobile crane subject matter expert and discipline chair.
Leading global crane expert Klaus Meissner joins ESTA management
Crane expert Klaus Meissner joins European mobile crane and specialized transport association ESTA
Vita shows load safety software
Company to demonstrate load navigator software at ConExpo
Government responds to fears Work at Height Regs will be scrapped
The Bill seeks to remove EU-derived laws that remain on the UK statute book following Brexit
Easybook Training partners with Veriforce
Deal creates easy way to book Veriforce training courses online
Cause identified in Hong Kong tower crane collapse
Contractor among 67 prosecutions for tower crane collapse attributed to foundation failure
NCCCO Foundation updates “most similar certifications”
The Foundation has made changes based on new telehandler certification availability. 
Manitowoc provides job training to women in need
Since July 2022, ten women have been trained by Manitowoc in welding and assembly operations, and are now helping build mobile hydraulic cranes, crawler cranes, and boom trucks. 
Detailing the latest CCO training updates
Thom Sicklesteel discusses certification trends.
WCTS Asia in Singapore: call for papers!
Industry professionals invited to submit proposals for October event
SC&RF unveils new training grant
The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Foundation is offering a grant for companies that are training multiple employees.
The reconstruction of crane training and certification
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, crane training, certification and recertification evolved, and some of the procedures implemented at that time remain in effect today. 
New clinics to provide more immediate healthcare for truckers
Initial funding is in place to open 60 medical clinics across the U.S. over the next two years to serve as a healthcare network aimed at serving truckers. 
Germany spearheads use of CM simulators
CM Labs Simulations achieved the successful use of simulation training and testing to meet German requirements for crane operator certification during bauma 2022.
How are below the hook devices improving lifting safety?
New rigging products designed to aid lifting projects
Palfinger crawler crane chosen for power plant lift
Crane on site for lift at pumped storage power plant in Bergheim, Austria
What are the latest trends in crane simulator training?
Simulation training offers virtual ‘seat time’ for crane operators looking to hone in on their skills and widen their career prospects in a fluid labor market.
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