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September 2021 Accidents Report

Operator training and equipment inspections are key to preventing job-site accidents.  Sign up for training or schedule your next inspection. But first, read on for the September 2021 accidents list. Topped boom This article is reprinted from Vertikal.net from September 9,2021. A delivery truck loaded with a boom and some scissor lifts struck a bridge yesterday, ripping …

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New Crane Tips Episodes!

We have three new episodes of our web series, Crane Tips, available now for viewing on YouTube. Cranes101 founder Jay Sturm shows us the differences between an in-service web sling and an out-of-service web sling over two of these episodes, while the third covers crane hooks. We hope you enjoy these educational videos. Please let …

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Welcome to Our New Web Series, Crane Tips!

In this new educational web series, Crane Tips, our founder Jay Sturm will walk you through how to inspect and use cranes and their components safely. We have the first four episodes up with more on the way. If there are topics you’d like to see covered, please email Heather at heather@cranes101.com.

Job Posting – Arsenal Cleaners, Stoughton, MA

 Arsenal Cleaners LLC in Stoughton is a janitorial, dumpster rental, snow and ice management company serving greater Boston. The company is looking for licensed operators to run loaders and skid steers for this coming winter season. These are non-union positions. If interested, please contact Henry Politakis at henry@arsenalcleaners.com.

August 2021 Accidents Report

Operator training and equipment inspections are key to preventing job-site accidents.  Sign up for training or schedule your next inspection. But first, read on for the August 2021 accidents list. Man jumps clear of boom lift This story illustrates the importance of knowing how close to power lines you can operate your equipment. He’s very lucky. Click …

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August 2021 Industry Resources

We found these articles around the internet to share with you as our August 2021 Industry Resources. CPWR Construction Fatality Map Dashboard The Center for Construction Research and Training maintains an online map showing where, how, and why people are dying on construction sites in the United States. OSHA citation includes first egregious violation under …

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US Department of Labor proposes $1.3M in penalties for contractor

The following article is a reprint from the latest DOL bulletin, highlighting how important it is to have proper training before your employees go on the job-site. Don’t let this happen to you. US Department of Labor proposes $1.3M in penalties for contractor with extensive history of violations after two workers die at Boston dig …

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Help Wanted: Exam Proctor

WANTED:  Curriculum testing proctor to administer computer based exams.  No experience or topic knowledge needed.  Virtual training and certification provided.   Some travel may be required so reliable transportation is a must!  The ideal candidate will be familiar with computers and comfortable navigating websites using a tablet or a laptop. Testing runs 3-4 hours upon completion …

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