Category Archives: Training

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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Construction company goes Rigging

What does a construction company and rigging have in common? Answer lots of things. MB Haynes a reputable company that provides many different services all came together in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina to practice their rigging skills. MB … Continue reading

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Rigging Level 1

What an honor it was to witness a great group of construction workers honing their rigging skills. North Carolina has a great construction company called Vannoy working on the roads and highways. They all showed patience, skill and mentoring during … Continue reading

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Rigging Level 1

Congratulations to a great group of guys in Macon, Ga. Always great to get outdoors in beautiful Georgia and do some basic rigging. These guys took it to another level by picking out items from the bone yard. Using the … Continue reading

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Safe baggage handling

Porters and baggage handlers (longshoremen) working in cruise ship terminals experience a high rate of occupational injuries. These workers lift and carry heavy objects, such as baggage and supplies, and often work in environments that force them to bend, kneel, crouch, or … Continue reading

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