Pre and Post Assessments Mandatory for ADEPT Heavy Equipment Training

Are you ADEPT at assessing if the person operating your heavy equipment at this moment is truly qualified? Here at NAHETS, we use the word “adept” because we have created the ADEPT (Adaptable Equipment Proficiency Testing) Operator Assessment and Certification processes that will determine the status of your workers. Once assessed, a targeted and focused… Read more »

Studies Prove that Digital Tools and Proper Planning Will Make Projects Safer, More Profitable

Industry experts believe that the use of digital tools in construction design and planning will increase by at least 50% over the next two years thus significantly improving workplace safety and project profitability. “Proper preparation and planning prevents piss poor performance.” This age-old, attention-grabbing quote straddles the line of good taste, but the meaning behind… Read more »

Digging In: NAHETS Heavy Equipment Executive Insights

Welcome to the newest addition to the NAHETS blog. As trainers, we have a continual thirst for knowledge and a compulsion to share what we learn. With that in mind, this is the first column in a new series that will highlight industry trends, the latest in training methods, and anything else we find of… 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 »

Company fined £100,000 after Croydon crane accident leaves driver crippled

One of the country’s largest plant hire companies have been fined £100,000 after admitting flouting health and safety rules which left a crane driver with crippling injuries. At NAHETS Safety is our primary concern. John Young suffered severe spinal injuries after the cab of the crane fell through the air and crashed onto the roof… Read more »