4 03, 2022

Women in Construction Week (WIC Week™) – March 6 to 12, 2022

March 4th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This week is national Women in Construction Week (WIC Week™) which celebrates, educates and promotes women in the construction industry. This year’s theme, “Envision Equity,” seeks to raise awareness of opportunities and possibilities for women in the construction industry, from tradeswomen to project managers to business ownership. Twenty-year-old Salma Limon,

17 02, 2022

The Evolution of High-Visibility Safety Apparel

February 17th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do construction workers wearing brightly colored, fluorescent vests catch your eye when driving by a highway construction site? They should. Thanks to Bob Switzer, who invented fluorescent dyes in the 1930s, construction workers, emergency personnel and even joggers are more easily seen during the day. Initially called “Day-Glo” because it

6 12, 2021

National Miners Day

December 6th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Despite federal efforts to ensure safe working conditions for miners, they have one of the most difficult and dangerous jobs you can imagine. To recognize their efforts, Congress has declared December 6 National Miners Day. Why? Our entire economy depends on them. On this holiday, we should all take a

18 11, 2021

Simformotion Sponsors Team at the 2021 Dream Big. Do Bigger. Memorial Golf Tournament

November 18th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

On a perfect, sun-filled day in Winter Springs, Fla., more than 20 golf teams hit the links at the Tuscawilla Country Club to benefit the nonprofit, “Dream Big. Do Bigger.” Among the many golfers was Kelly Burdette, Healthcare Account Manager at CSE Software™ Inc. who recruited a team sponsored by

17 11, 2021

7th annual National Apprenticeship Week: November 15 – 21, 2021

November 17th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Simformotion joins in the celebration of apprentices nationwide this week during the 7th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). During NAW, industry, labor, equity, workforce, education, and government leaders host events showcasing the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeship for re-building our economy, advancing racial and gender equity, and supporting underserved

9 08, 2021

Safe & Sound Week (August 9-15)

August 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Safe & Sound week (Aug 9-15) is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America's workers safe. The U.S. Dept of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) offers safety many resources

14 07, 2021

Track Adjustment Affects Undercarriage Wear

July 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Every application affects undercarriage wear differently and requires proper track adjustment. Adjust the track in the underfoot conditions in which the machine is working. For example, if track that is correctly adjusted for a non-packing application is put into a packing situation, packing materials will increase track tension, making the

1 06, 2021

National Safety Month

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

June is National Safety Month, a time to bring awareness to safety in the workplace, on the roadway and in your community. The National Safety Council provides guidance to help organizations reduce injuries, build a safety culture, and stay compliant. Preventable accidents are rampant in the workplace. Organizations should consider

6 05, 2021

International Building Safety Month

May 6th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The month of May is designated as International Building Safety Month, a time to raise awareness about building safety. The International Code Council and partners come together to promote building safety from design to construction and beyond. Visit https://www.iccsafe.org/ for resources, weekly themes, free toolkits and more.