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LEEA schedules essential end user watching for 2023

A fresh programme of free-to-view, sector-specific webinars hosted by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will roll out throughout 2023, continuing the Association’s commitment to raising global awareness of the challenges involved in working within the Lifting Industry. The schedule of webinars is as follows: Military: 26 April 2023 Nuclear: 13 July 2023 Utilities: 27 […]

30/01/2023 - 13:45 pm

AITT reports strong growth

The UK’s fastest growing accrediting body for the training of operators of workplace transport equipment has reported strong growth throughout 2022. As the only membership-run accrediting body in its sector, AITT managing director Liam Knight believes it is the most effective way to deliver and maintain the highest training standards for operators, instructors, tutors and […]

03/01/2023 - 14:41 pm

IPAF ePAL surpasses quarter of a million downloads

The ePAL mobile app for operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and mast-climbing work platforms (MCWPs) from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has now surpassed a quarter of a million first-time downloads. IPAF’s ePAL app was launched in June 2021, with the global roll-out completed earlier this year. The app allows digital certification […]

22/11/2022 - 11:35 am

Crosby’s Rigging for the Troops campaign

The Crosby Group has announced its Rigging for the Troops campaign, supporting the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. Fallen Patriots provides college scholarships and educational counselling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. After government programmes, the average shortfall in college funding is $25,000. Supported by its channel partners […]

14/09/2022 - 14:33 pm

New mobile training centre lets companies assess and train operators anywhere  

CM Labs Simulations, the developer of Vortex training simulators, has announced the North American release of a mobile training centre designed to give companies and training institutions the flexibility to offer training and assessment anywhere. The Mobile Training Center can offer an on-site presence that reduces team displacement and job site disruption. For community colleges […]

13/07/2022 - 14:57 pm

First-ever ANSI and ISO-compliant VR MEWP training

Serious Labs, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment and vehicle training simulators, has announced  its new ANSI Compliant Assessment Scenario, the first-ever availability of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) compliant VR operator training for articulated and telescopic boom lifts, types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). […]

29/06/2022 - 16:40 pm

Raymond celebrates national forklift safety day with launch of next-generation VR simulator

As a proud supporter of the 9th National Forklift Safety Day, The Raymond Corporation is committed to prioritising forklift operator education and providing intelligent warehouse solutions that help customers create a culture of continuous improvement and boost overall facility well-being. Along with National Forklift Safety Day, The Raymond Corporation will be celebrating its 100th anniversary and […]

07/06/2022 - 14:30 pm

Simulation tools offer faster ROI on new port terminal technology                                                

At TOC Europe 2022, CM Labs Simulations, the developer of Vortex training simulators, will be showcasing a number of solutions designed to help port terminals obtain faster return on investment (ROI) from the adoption of new cargo handling equipment, processes, and technology. These solutions will be on display at the Rotterdam Ahoy Centre, The Netherlands […]

15/03/2022 - 15:16 pm

Reporting live from the coalface

We’re failing to properly train the next generation of crane technicians, even in heavy industrial sectors, warns Joel Cox. I was talking to a mining market manager from one of the world’s major electric overhead travelling (EOT) crane and hoist manufacturers at the recent MINExpo International, which took place 13-15 September in Las Vegas. The […]

26/10/2021 - 13:10 pm

Gravity defying training

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), explains how investment in new training channels, technologies and culture will help the lifting industry to continue to defy gravity in safety. Why does LEEA exist? Sometimes it’s the simplest questions that can require the most thought. Having pondered on this one recently, I believe […]

12/10/2021 - 14:15 pm

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