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Any telescoping service truck crane with lifting capacity within 2,000 to 14,000 pounds falls within the rules of the OSHA 1926 Subpart CC.

You may already be in violation of OSHA’s new...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 21, 2013

Editors note: Last week OSHA proposed to delay service truck crane operator certification from November 1014 to November 2017. We ...

Lack of skilled construction workers and technicians could choke off economic recovery

Lack of skilled construction workers and technicians...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 07, 2013

Goldman Sachs today released a report naming the 40 stocks it thinks will boom in the coming months. Not surprising, ...

U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if it wants to escape construction, technician labor shortage

U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 03, 2013

Contractors and equipment dealers struggling to find a solution to the shortage of trained technicians in the United States, need ...

Upcoming webinar to discuss controversial new OSHA crane rules

Upcoming webinar to discuss controversial new OSHA...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 11, 2013

Confused about the new OSHA regulation for crane use? You’re not alone. But by early 2014 anybody who operates or ...

VISTA Training launches new dozer simulator

VISTA Training launches new dozer simulator

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 05, 2013

Provide comprehensive training for new operators with VISTA Training’s new PC-based dozer simulator from Simlog, which complements the company’s dozer ...

The 10 Best Construction Jobs

The 10 Best Construction Jobs

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 22, 2013

As we discussed yesterday, construction hiring isn't exactly growing as quickly as we'd all like it to be. But the ...

AEMP hosts lunchtime Metrics in Equipment Management webinar

AEMP hosts lunchtime Metrics in Equipment Management...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2013

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) will host its March Learn Over Lunch webinar, entitled “Metrics in Equipment Management,” ...

October becomes “Careers in Construction Month,” seeks to expand construction workforce

October becomes “Careers in Construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2013

One organization sees the very real threat of a construction labor shortage in the U.S. and is doing something about ...

Safety walkarounds Part 3: Keeping it going

Safety walkarounds Part 3: Keeping it going

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 21, 2013

In Part 1 & Part 2 of this series we covered the definition and importance of management walkarounds as well some advice on ...

Associations issue aerial work platform safety document

Associations issue aerial work platform safety document

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 13, 2013

Four associations have joined together to issue a 36-page best practices document on workplace risk assessment and selecting the most ...

Obama stresses importance of construction, infrastructure, skilled labor in State of the Union

Obama stresses importance of construction,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2013

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama stressed the great importance of construction, housing, infrastructure, ...

Safety Watch: Shock-proof yourself

Safety Watch: Shock-proof yourself

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 04, 2013

To download a PDF of this Safety Watch for sharing or printing, click here. The accident A crew was setting anchors in ...

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