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FY22 Safety Training Grant Application – Commonwealth of Massachusetts

We received word about this exciting funding source from the Massachusetts Office of Safety, Department of Industrial Accidents and wanted to share it with all of you. The application is available at the end of the reprinted article. What does this grant provide?A. The primary purpose of this Safety Grant is designed to fund programs …

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May 2021 Industry Resources

Check out what we found around the internet for our May 2021 Industry Resources. Report: Supporting employee mental health = safer workplace, good ROI Mitigating employee mental health struggles makes for better employees. Click here to read the article. Progressive Training: One Size Does Not Fit All This insightful article discusses training needs at all …

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May 2021 Accidents Report

Operator training and equipment inspections can help prevent so many job-site accidents.  Sign up for training or schedule your next inspection. But first, read on for the May 2021 accidents list. Telehandler overturns Thankfully no one reported injuries from this accident. Click here to read the article. Sunshine Coast crane overturn This accident in Australia highlights how …

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Our Telescoping Boom Crane License Preparation Course is Online

Cranes101 is thrilled to introduce new options for crane operator certification: our telescopic boom crane operator license preparation course is now online for your convenience. We know we are in interesting times right now, so now you can prepare for your certification exams from the comfort and safety of your own home. Don’t worry – …

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Who is exempt from the OSHA requirement for crane operator certification?

The real challenge to these standards lies in the distinction between OSHA’s rationale that the crane standards change depending on the task you’re engaged in. So the crane in question is exempt when performing some tasks because they fall under 1910.180. BUT when the crane is used for any task that OSHA identifies as “construction,” …

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