Unsafe Trenching Procedures and Major OSHA Fines Are Easily Preventable

We here at the North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS) hope that nobody willingly puts their employees in harm’s way. But sadly, there are some construction companies risking their employees’ lives and safety by taking short cuts.  They may be trying to save money or time by haphazardly training and implementing safety procedures. The… Read more »

Canadian Construction Industry Job Growth Increases by Double Digits

As we have mentioned previously in this North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS) blog, statistics reveal that the construction industry in the United States is on the upswing. More good news for our industry is that according to statistics released by CareerBuilder Canada and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. reveal that the construction industry in… Read more »

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late To Implement Train the Trainer Program

Implementing the North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS) “Train-the-Trainer” program could be the most important decision you ever make as a construction executive. We believe it will save your company money and improve the bottom line while making your operations run smoother.  And perhaps most importantly, we believe the “Train-the-Trainer” program will make your… Read more »

NAHETS Will Guarantee That Your Heavy Equipment Operators Have Necessary Skills

To date, more than 2,000 heavy equipment operators throughout the United States have been certified by North America Heavy Equipment Training Services (NAHETS). What that means is no fewer than 2,000 heavy equipment operators are now creating safer work sites, achieving better results, and helping companies increase the bottom line because the NAHETS-certified operators are… Read more »

Innovative CASE Alpha Heavy Equipment Series Offers Improved Skid Steer Operation

Mechanical controls for heavy equipment are old school. The fact is, most heavy equipment operators grew up on mechanical control technology, but the new school is here. The CASE Alpha Series of skid steer loaders features EZ-EH (electro hydraulic) controls which utilize electronics and hydraulics to control machine function. This allows for new and more… Read more »