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Specialized Training Reaps Huge Benefits

There are times when a heavy equipment company must look at the painful reality of needing some specialized training before that company can be competitive. Whether that specialized training is needed for a few of your staff or an entire crew, ATS Specialized Training is designed to help you meet the challenge. Associated Training Services can design the perfect training…

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How Many Heavy Equipment Jobs Can You Train For?

There's no law that limits you to how much career training you can receive. A general rule of thumb is this: The more you know and the more you can do, the more valuable you'll be to potential employers. For that reason, we recommend training on as many different types of heavy equipment as possible. In the Heavy Equipment School…

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Rigging, OSHA, and Mobile Crane Operations

One of the most important jobs on the construction work site is that of rigger. The rigger is responsible for the safety of personnel working on the site, especially mobile crane operations. But they are subject to regulation and the regulatory authority for riggers is OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The Heavy Equipment School Rigger/Signalperson training program will…

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How to Become a World-Class Rigger

Riggers are important people on the work site. Often employed in shipping yards, loading docks, construction sites, industrial warehouses, transportation depots, and other places where extraordinarily large and heavy objects or machines need to be lifted and moved from one place to another, riggers are responsible for much of the movement of consumer goods in the world. We're not talking…

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What Does A Rigger Do?

When you see a huge crane safely performing a tricky job, one of the people responsible for that job's success is the rigger. Here's a short list of what the rigger does: has been OSHA certified or qualified according to the job needed figures out the weight and center of gravity of the load chooses the proper sling and makes…

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