NAHETS Announces Release of the Yellow Metal Boot Camp-Heavy Equipment Field Training Manual

Las Vegas — August 14, 2007 — Today the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Schools (NAHETS) announced immediate distribution of its new Yellow Metal™ Boot Camp Heavy Equipment Field Training Manual (version-1), enabling its member schools to further use the skills-based field curriculum in their training services. The manual will enhance and make more… 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 »

Construction Fatalities Rise…So Do HSE Attacks

Weybridge, UK As reported by Ucatt construction union, the total number of construction deaths rose 25% last year, with a possible increase of 10-15% this year. Contrastingly, the proportion of employee deaths to convictions for companies responsible has decreased from 42% in 1998 to 11% in 2004. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been… Read more »