1 04, 2022

Hands-on learning: Touring Baker Technical Institute

April 1st, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A rainy day didn’t deter the Baker Technical Institute from welcoming state legislators, county commissioners, Blue Mountain Community College representatives, and company representatives from around the region for a tour on Monday morning, March 28.State Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, whose district includes Baker County, had visited BTI, which is based at

29 03, 2022

Carmeuse Busts Long-standing Production and Safety Myth

March 29th, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

For more than 160 years, Carmeuse, a family-owned materials and services company, has provided solutions in mining operations, equipment, material processing and engineering around the globe. The Belgium-based company employs more than 5,000 employees worldwide with 2,500 employees located in North America. Of those 2,500, approximately 80 percent operate heavy

10 01, 2022

LEDCOR U.S. HEAVY CIVIL AND MINING: A CULTURE OF SAFETY AND TRAINING

January 10th, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

“Think Safety. Work Safely” is more than the safety slogan at Ledcor U.S. Heavy Civil and Mining, based in Reno, Nevada. It’s part of the company’s culture and its number one priority. At Ledcor, people are the most important asset which explains why safety tops the company’s list of values

9 11, 2021

Cat® Simulators Video Safety Series #7: Communication

November 9th, 2021|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the seventh and final safety tip in our series, “7 Ways to Prevent Heavy Equipment Accidents,” we focus on the importance of operator communication. See our other video tips in the series on the Video page. Download the free infographic. If you would like a copy of the video contact us. https://vimeo.com/643977957

2 11, 2021

Cat® Simulators Video Safety Series #6: Blind Spots

November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the sixth safety tip in our series, “7 Ways to Prevent Heavy Equipment Accidents,” we focus on blind spot awareness. See our other video tips in the series on the Video page. Download the free infographic. If you would like a copy of the video contact us.https://vimeo.com/641551419

26 10, 2021

Cat® Simulators Video Safety Series #5: Fatigue

October 26th, 2021|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the fifth safety tip in our series, “7 Ways to Prevent Heavy Equipment Accidents,” we focus on fatigue awareness. See our other video tips in the series on the Video page. Download the free infographic. If you would like a copy of the video contact us. https://vimeo.com/639197281

25 10, 2021

Students Have Real-World Experience With Simulator

October 25th, 2021|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

CRESCO - Students from Crestwood and Riceville High Schools were able to experience a construction simulator at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) on Oct. 6.This was a partnership between Equipment Operator Training, LLC (EOT), JB Holland Construction and NICC.The simulator is a training tool for students and employees to operate

19 10, 2021

Cat® Simulators Video Safety Series #4: Overload

October 19th, 2021|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the fourth safety tip in our series, “7 Ways to Prevent Heavy Equipment Accidents,” we focus on the dangers of overload.  See our other video tips in the series on the Video page. Download the free infographic. If you would like a copy of the video contact us.https://vimeo.com/636298466

12 10, 2021

Cat® Simulators Video Safety Series #3: Seat Belt Use

October 12th, 2021|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the third safety tip in our series, “7 Ways to Prevent Heavy Equipment Accidents,” we focus on seat belt use.  See our other video tips in the series on the Video page. Download the free infographic. If you would like a copy of the video contact us. https://vimeo.com/630207133