Oklahoma College of Construction Receives Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Award

From June 2-4, 2007 the Oklahoma College of Construction (OCC) attended the Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Conference, where it was recognized and awarded for its service to the clients of the Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Centers. Approximately 72 service providers attended the conference. Suzanne Constien, the Agency Services Director, represented the OCC and accepted the award. The… Read more »

Southern California College of Construction Opens Doors

The Southern California College of Construction opened its doors on June 16, 2007. Historically, the male, non-traditional, college-bound student population has been under served. For women, non-traditional higher education is generally served through cosmetology schools, medical assistant schools, and career colleges. However, the male-dominated trades have been overlooked by the majority of the higher education… Read more »

NAHETS Awarded “Approved Content Provider” for www.howstuffworks.com

The National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools NAHETS, has become an approved video training publisher with the popular website www.howstuffworks.com. Matt Klabacka, NAHETS President states, “This is a major milestone for NAHETS to achieve the status of “training content provider” for one of the Internets most popular self-help websites.” HowStuffWorks is the leading source… 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 »

Georgia School of Construction on Local News Affiliate

The Georgia School of Construction, a NAHETS member school, was featured on the local Fox 5 Affiliate. Brett Martin, the Fox 5 “Road Warrior”, visited the field site early in the day to watch of the training exercises of our students. Highlighted in the two-minute news clip was the fact that students come from all… Read more »