LEEA appointed apprenticeship End Point Assessor

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has been appointed as an End Point Assessor Organisation for the Level 3 standard Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship, which is now close to being ready for delivery. Apprentices are assessed at the end of an apprenticeship in an End Point Assessment (EPA), which is essentially a set of theoretical […]

12/10/2020 - 21:20 pm

LEEA launches Think Lifting ‘lesson in a bag’

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has launched the Think Lifting School Lesson. The ready to use ‘lesson in a bag’ includes films, content, experiments and leave behind hand-outs that will allow LEEA member companies to engage remotely with their local schools in order to help raise awareness of the Lifting Industry. The company sends […]

01/10/2020 - 17:22 pm
LEEA Think Lifting School Lesson
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LEEA to launch Think Lifting Lesson

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will launch the Think Lifting School Lesson, in association with Lift and Hoist International (LHI) magazine, during a special announcement from CEO Ross Moloney on Zoom at 10am GMT on Tuesday 29 September 2020.  This ‘ready to use’ lesson includes films, content, experiments and hand-outs, designed as a toolkit […]

25/09/2020 - 09:27 am

Lift & Move USA launches website with educational resources

The crane, rigging, and specialised transportation industry relies on people with technical skills, but faces a shortage of qualified workers. In order to promote the career opportunities in this fast-paced, high-tech sector, Lift & Move USA connects students and educators with the people, equipment, and companies that work in crane, rigging, and specialised transportation operations. […]

02/06/2020 - 11:36 am

Haulotte UK uses lull for training

Haulotte is taking advantage of the activity slowdown to perform training sessions. Training remains a vital part of the aerial industry and so Haulotte UK has made good use of the time available during this unprecedented crisis, to provide their workshop engineering teams with fully comprehensive internal training. With courses covering repair and maintain on […]

13/05/2020 - 19:33 pm

IPAF issues guidance to minimise virus risk

Guidance has been issued by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to assist those using mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), mast-climbing working platforms (MCWPs), construction lifts and hoists to work safely and minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus. The new document has been developed and reviewed by IPAF’s safety experts and members with specialist knowledge […]

12/05/2020 - 10:38 am

Lift truck training vital amid COVID-19 pandemic

Companies are urged to prioritise training as forklift operators are classed as key workers. With greater focus on the nation’s supply chains than ever before, operators of materials handling equipment will be key to ensuring the continued delivery of vital goods around the country over the coming weeks and months. The UK’s Association of Industrial […]

30/03/2020 - 21:15 pm

E-learning to mitigate Coronavirus disruption

Countries are ramping up efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, described this week by the World Health Organisation as a pandemic. It is clear that globally, growing numbers will be self-isolating, with educational establishments closing and companies –¬ including many in the lifting sector – asking employees to work from home as part […]

17/03/2020 - 13:07 pm

New Training and Testing for Users of PPTs

Adam Smith, managing director of leading accrediting body AITT,  is calling for employers to catch up with new testing standards for powered pallet trucks, stating that the new standards will boost warehouse safety. Every year many hundreds of operators using powered pallet trucks (PPTs) suffer serious injuries including strains, trapping and fractures. Smith said that […]

24/02/2020 - 17:25 pm
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CIS Talks Simulator Training at ICUEE

Crane Industry Services, LLC (CIS) joined CM Labs Simulations at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE), in Louisville, USA, in October. Crane Industry Services deploys Vortex simulators at its Centered on Safety training centre for crane operator training and qualification. The company has found that it is a more affordable option for operators. […]

19/11/2019 - 15:29 pm

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LHI October 2020

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