Danny Turner is the Training and Development Coordinator at Aecon Mining in Alberta, Canada. He has worked in construction for 40 years, operating everything from the small dozers and excavators to the large hydraulic shovels found at massive mining operations. During the last 5 years in his role as Training
Safety First Training & Consulting Services, an Elko, NV based company committed to mine safety, recently acquired two Cat® Simulators to integrate into its training program. By using the simulators, the company can help their customers meet training requirements enforced by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and create
Read how the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) has integrated Cat® Simulators into their curriculum. Read the Original Article Here
Heavy-equipment operators get new kind of training Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by Angela DeWelles For most of us, learning to drive involved figuring out the rules of the road, mastering some street skills and becoming familiar with our vehicles… It probably didn’t include lessons in blade angle, joystick control, tire
Accidents are bound to happen on construction sites, but you can reduce the chance with proper training. Teach good safety habits and proper techniques, and your construction operation can reap the benefits. Take a look at some compelling statistics.
By David Kligman LIVERMORE — The sound of an enormous excavator at work isn’t coming from a real excavator. It’s actually a video game-like simulator that looks and feels like you’re operating the real thing. PG&E instructor Jerry Hall demonstrates a video game-like simulator that teaches employees how
Posted 22 April 2015 by James Murray in Anishinabek Original Article THUNDER BAY – The Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund Forestry Expo was off to a full day of activity on Wednesday. The trade show and career fair is open to the public free of charge. There were students from St.
An important responsibility for any heavy equipment operator is conducting a machine inspection. To ensure the operator’s safety and that of other job site personnel, and to make sure the machine is in good operating condition, the operator should conduct a walkaround inspection of the machine before beginning operation. Walkaround
Construction is everywhere in Wake County: From schools to shopping centers to new homes and neighborhoods, the region continues to grow. Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus is expanding, and the college will soon break ground on its RTP Campus in Morrisville. All that building makes our community a great place
The Kentucky Safety Training Institute mobile training unit travels throughout the U.S. National Park System training personnel to be safer and more efficient heavy equipment operators. Traveling to U.S. national parks for operator training is a unique experience. Don Webb Jr., PhD and Director of the Kentucky Safety Training Institute