Category Archives: Training

How to rig a Bush’s Bean?

It was a pleasure recently to work with one of the most recognized and great tasting Bean companies named Bush’s Best. Little about this company. Did you know that when founder A.J. Bush started Bush Brothers & Company, he didn’t even … Continue reading

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What is wrong with this Crane?

While performing an overhead crane inspection, as I looked up to the crane from the ground this is the first thing that got my attention. What do you see wrong in this picture? How do you think this happened? What … Continue reading

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Aerial / Scissor Lift Training

Wish to congratulate the most recent graduates of the Aerial / Scissor Lift Training held in Shelby, North Carolina. Some of the discussions during the classroom session were about the different types of fall protection. Some students was able to … Continue reading

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OSHA Top 10 for FY 2016

At the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo, OSHA announced the preliminary “Top 10” most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2016. This year’s list provided no surprises.  The list has virtually been the same for many years, with … Continue reading

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Rigging, Calculations, Safe Lifting

There are so many things to Rigging. Many people can say they are riggers or know how to rig a load. But do you really know? Unless you can tie 5 knots, calculate loads, stress, angles, reduction factors, tension, you … Continue reading

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Rough Terrain Crane Operators

Congratulations to 5 students this week that completed their NCCCO qualifications for Swing Cab Mobile Cranes. What a very enjoyable, funny group of guys that made the cold rainy week go by at a great pace. The company invested their … Continue reading

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RIGGING LEVEL 1 TRAINING

Rigging Level 1 Training Continue reading

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