Monthly Archives: December 2021

Week 1 Wrap-up with The 5 week Leadership Challenge

First thing I would like to say is; Go buy the book!!! Patrick Leddin wrote the book The 5 week Leadership Challenge. As I wrapped up my first week reading daily the challenges, I was actully proud of myself. That … Continue reading

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Key findings from the 2019 & 2020 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

  – The 5,333 fatal occupational injuries in 2019 represents the largest annual number since 2007. There were 4,764 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2020, a 10.7-percent decrease.   – A worker died every 99 minutes … Continue reading

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Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for FY 2021

1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501): 5,295 violations 2. Respiratory Protection (1910.134): 2,527 3. Ladders (1926.1053): 2,026 4. Scaffolding (1926.451): 1,948 5. Hazard Communication (1910.1200): 1,947 6. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147): 1,698 7. Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503): 1,666 8. … Continue reading

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Overhead Crane Inspection

Yesterday was an interesting day in the world of Overhead Cranes. I was contracted by a company to provide an Overhead Crane Operator training session in the morning. Once again I had to provide this entire class in a mask. … Continue reading

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Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and tidings of Joy

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Navy Wins, Great Football Game

Whether you are Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard; Active, Retired, Reserve. Thank you for your service and Thank you Army and Navy for leaving it all on the field today. Win or lose on the scoreboard … Continue reading

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Carry Deck Mobile Crane Training

What happens after 3 years goes by and you need some refresher and new operators for mobile crane training? Answer, Crews Crane Training International, Inc. contacts you 6 months prior to expiration; and this week we re-qualified and qualified 6 … Continue reading

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CCTI, Inc. adds OZ Lifting Products

Crews Crane Training International, Inc. is proud to welcome OZ Lifting Products to the many products offered at our corporation. When you think of material handling equipment, think of safety, quality and reliability. The OZ Lifting Products are just that. … Continue reading

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