Wood, a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets, thinks locally when it comes to workforce development and training. A relatively small project for the company in Georgia, requiring about 250 construction workers, is serving as a training test pilot for the company. Led by Mittie […]
About Tracy Bennett
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Tracy Bennett contributed a whooping 29 entries.
Entries by Tracy Bennett
While employers have until November 2018 to make sure crane operators are certified, they currently have a duty to ensure crane operators are competent. (See current language presented in the OSHA Regulation update.) To assist employers in evaluating and documenting crane operator competency, Crane Industry Services, LLC introduces a new and efficient process called Qualified […]
Debbie Dickinson, CEO of CIS, addresses the importance for employers to continually develop people with the right skills for the job in an article for the October 2017 issue of Incident Prevention magazine. “Crane operation and rigging skills development presents greater challenges than some other areas,” she says. Fostering crane and rigging skills across all departments The utility industry […]
By Debbie Dickinson Few people are as articulate, funny, and seemingly everywhere at once on the subject of promoting professional craft skills as Mike Rowe. Hardly a week goes by that he isn’t being interviewed on a major news network, firing up Facebook, hosting a new television series, launching a foundations, or delivering scholarships. To […]
In May, OSHA announced its intention to extend the November 10, 2017 compliance date for crane operator certification. The proposal was presented on June 20 to the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health. Although nothing official has been issued, OSHA is expected to issue a formal extension of the enforcement date by one year […]
Crane operation relies on constants—principles of gravity, force, and leverage have been the same since the beginning of time. But technology is reshaping crane training and offering new tools for crane operations. Drones, simulators and other tools are rapidly moving from military exercises to commercial construction applications. If you doubt how quickly the landscape is […]
Crane Industry Services, LLC and Instructional Dimensions LLC provide safety and operation training, inspections and consulting. The companies serve skilled trades in construction, energy, manufacturing, utilities, maritime, government and military markets. We help employers assess relevant job-specific skills and knowledge to improve safety and productivity. Both companies are woman business owned and CIS is WBE Certified.
PO Box 1300
Villa Rica, GA 30180
Centered on SafetyTM Training Center
176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
I-20, Exit 9, West of Atlanta
Mon.–Fri.: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
After Hours Urgent Matters:
Contact Cliff Dickinson