Category Archives: Training

OSHA and Crane rule

OSHA is set to publish the long-awaited updates to its crane operator certification requirements in the Nov. 9 Federal Register. As anticipated, the agency will require certification by type of crane, but will accept certification by crane type and its lifting capacity. This … Continue reading

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Crane Operators and OSHA

November 8, 2018 — OSHA last night issued the long awaited and much anticipated Final Rule that establishes permanent federal requirements for the qualification of crane operators. Effective December 9, 2018 operators of most cranes used in construction activity will have to be … Continue reading

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Fall Protection tops OSHA Top 10

“The Top 10 represents the most frequently cited standards, and they are a good place to start for the employer in identifying hazards in their own workplace.” The top five violations remained unchanged for the fourth straight year, with Hazard … Continue reading

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Welcome to Virginia

As we move from North Carolina to Virginia to continue with the Service Truck Operator Training for James River Equipment, we have once again found some very dedicated operators. Our first week in Virginia was in a town called Manassas. … Continue reading

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Service Truck Operators are Funny!

Week 3 of the Service Truck Mobile Crane Operator training was a little different. We had some real comedians in this class as they had me laughing quite often. Not every class is so funny as the students are trying … Continue reading

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Service Truck Mobile Crane Training

As we entered our second week of Service Truck Mobile Crane Training, new and experienced service technicians joined in the training program for James River Equipment. These technicians work on many different types of heavy equipment and are very skilled … Continue reading

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Service Truck Operator Training

Welcome to Charlotte, North Carolina on a 7 week Service Truck Operator Training. Over the next 7 weeks I will be given the opportunity to train many service technicians and get them all ready to be Service Truck Operators. Congratulations … Continue reading

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