Heavy Equipment Operator Safety: Overcoming Rationalization through Operator Engagement

Heavy Equipment Operator Safety: Overcoming Rationalization through Operator Engagement   A recent blog post by Howard Mavity discusses the role of nonchalance or lack of caring by skilled operators as a cause of many workplace accidents.  Too often experienced operators are willing to engage in risky work-place behavior because it’s a “one-time” occurrence and the… Read more »

Assessment and Training: Creating Measurable Improvement

An effective training program is a vital investment for a company involved in high-risk and high-dollar operations.[1]  An operator who is safe and effective is able to increase the return on investment for a company.  An effective operator is able to do the job correctly and quickly avoiding lost time in fixing mistakes or taking… Read more »

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRAINING SERVICES TO OFFER NEW NATIONAL CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   Media Contact:   Bill Marion                        June 4, 2013                                                                                       702-222-2362   NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRAINING SERVICES TO OFFER NEW NATIONAL CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS Board of Directors Approves Expanded Services for Job Training and Heavy Equipment Operations Certification… Read more »

Why Third Party

Safety.  Efficiency.  Risk Management.  These are key terms and concepts throughout the construction, energy, and mining industries.  Each stakeholder in the process—supervisors, employers, general contractors, insurers, clients, and end users—depends on the skills and knowledge of the operators.  Accidents, inefficiency, and sub-standard work increase costs and reduce quality.  Responsible parties are obligated to ensure that… Read more »