Heavy Equipment Goes Multimedia with NAHETS Video Distribution

Since early 2007, the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools (NAHETS) has been filming, editing, and distributing videos on heavy equipment throughout the world-wide web. Now that nearly 100 videos are distributed, people from the industry to the general public viewer can become more familiar, knowledgeable, and aware of the different kinds of heavy… Read more »

SCCC Training Director receives NCCCO certification

Since May 1, 2007, Al Loya has been with the Southern California College of Construction as our Training Director. More than twenty years ago, Al was a crane operator, but had never taken the time to get licensed. In the years since, he has been running equipment in one form or another, as well as… Read more »

Nevada School of Construction Hosts NCCCO Workshop

PRESS RELEASE From the NCCCO News Center: August 2007 – The largest CCO Practical Examiner Accreditation workshop ever held by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) was hosted May 22-24 by the Nevada School of Construction (NSOC) in Las Vegas, NV. A total of 30 candidates from 17 states attended the… Read more »

Lift and Access Finds NAHETS.

On July 11, 2007 Matt Klabacka, President and Co-Founder of The National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools (NAHETS), received an unexpected phone call from Erin Whitehead, the Associate Editor for Lift and Access magazine, requesting information to write an article on NAHETS. Klabacka, who was very excited about the phone call, was curious to… Read more »

Inspections Give Insight Into Industry Accidents

Nationwide inspections show that the main cause of construction deaths and accidents is “by a fall from height.” 24 of the 59 reported construction deaths and over half of the 4000 reported construction accidents last year were due to this cause. In order to remedy these accidents the HSE has announced that over 1,000 nationwide… Read more »