7 06, 2022

National Trench Safety Month

June 7th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In addition to being National Safety Month, June is also Trench Safety Month. Throughout the month, the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) educates the public and non-NUCA industry companies about the importance of job site safety for employees who work underground or in and around trenches. “In this industry, the safety

1 06, 2022

National Safety Month

June 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

June is National Safety Month—the National Safety Council’s (NSC) annual observance to help keep everyone safe. In 2020, preventable workplace deaths totaled 4,113 according to Injury Facts®. As America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate, the NSC hopes to eliminate the leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths by providing safety resources

31 05, 2022

Simformed May/June 2022

May 31st, 2022|Categories: eNewsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In This Issue Virtual Group Excavator Training, Construction Safety Program Infographic, In-Person Training, Reduce Employee Turnover, VR Headset Reset Steps. Free Online Training Join us for a free 1-hour livestream training class on June 15th. The class will focus on Cat® Simulators Hydraulic Excavator and Advanced Construction Excavator, featuring instruction

5 05, 2022

Infographic: Create a Construction Safety Program

May 5th, 2022|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

One out of every five worker deaths occur in construction. By taking the time to create a construction safety program for your construction site, you can help prevent accidents and protect your workers. Download our free infographic to learn the steps to take to create your own safety program.

12 04, 2022

Reduce Employee Turnover With Training Opportunities

April 12th, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The great resignation or the great reshuffling, either way, means you have probably experienced some employee turnover in the last two years. If your organization offers attractive salaries and benefits and you are still losing employees, it may be because of a lack of learning opportunities. According to a survey

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

31 03, 2022

Simformed March/April 2022

March 31st, 2022|Categories: eNewsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In This Issue Get Free Publicity. Expanding with Reseller Partnerships. Safe Dozer Operation. Busting Myths. Free Publicity We love seeing our clients in the news! We will do our part to promote your companies, training programs and schools in the news. Be sure to let us know when you receive

25 03, 2022

Safe Dozer Operation

March 25th, 2022|Categories: Infographics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dozers can be found on almost every construction and mining worksite. Download our latest infographic with focus on operating a Dozer safely. Post it in your training area or worksite break area and encourage continued discussion around safety. We share several tips to get the conversation started.

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