Kito Crosby, a leading manufacturer of lifting and securement solutions, has launched the Oliver Crosby & Edwin Harrington Memorial Scholarship through the Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF) association scholarship program. The new scholarship is named in honour of the founders of Crosby and Harrington Hoists and furthers Kito Crosby’s commitment to supporting education and professional […]
Despite reports increasing over the past year, the fatality rates of the leading types of accidents have declined – an encouraging sign that collective action across the powered access industry to tackle key underlying causes of accidents is starting to take effect, according to the latest report from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) based […]
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation’s (SC&RF) workforce development arm, Lift & Move USA, recently unveiled the Lift & Move Workforce Ambassador Program – a group of companies committed to participating in activities to build industry awareness and foster community relationships in order to bridge the skilled labour gap. Workforce Ambassadors are essential to raising […]
LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) is now offering members the PLM (Powered Lifting Machines) Manual Lifting Machines (MLM) Global courses in English, Arabic, Bahasa, Brazilian Portuguese and Simplified Chinese. These are the latest additions to the market leading training courses being rolled out as part the Association’s state-of-the-art Academy 2.0 platform. LEEA’s all new Foundation […]
Certex UK has today opened their new working at height training platform, which has received recognition from the Global Wind Organisation for its high standards of training and safety. Cllr James Naish, leader of Bassetlaw District Council, said, “I would like to congratulate Certex UK on the latest addition to its business and the recognition […]
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 […]
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 […]
Workers and managers using Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) to install and remove seasonal decorations and lights are being urged to download a comprehensive new technical guidance booklet that can help to avoid safety issues and to mitigate risks involved in work at height in public areas and alongside roads. The Safe Use of MEWPs […]
Over the next six months, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will be launching a new suite of training courses as part of the Association’s Academy 2.0 Project. EUG (End User Guidance) will be the first course to arrive, on 7 July 2022 – Global Lifting Awareness Day #GLAD2022. EUG will be available via LEEA’s […]
Industrial Training International’s (ITI), Construction Hazard Identification assessment and certification has been granted accreditation by the Personnel Credentialing Accreditation Committee (PCAC) of the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB). The certification, which is also endorsed by the National Safety Council (NSC), is the first programme accredited by ANAB under ISO/IEC 17024:2012 using virtual reality (VR). Applicants […]
19/04/2022 - 13:16 pm
LHI September 2023
In this month's issue
Take care of mental health.
Kalmar’s Green Chair online.
Cable management for forklifts
Asian MEWP market.
The Insider, Steve Napieralski.