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Find Your Fit – HEC

March 11, 2020

With seven locations across the country, Heavy Equipment Colleges of America is a private education and training school that specializes in training entry-level heavy equipment and crane operators. HEC was founded in 2006 and is proud to offer a wide range of training programs focused around equipment such as…

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Inspection Guide For Mobile Cranes

January 23, 2020

Inspecting a mobile crane is one of the most important safety practices in crane operation. There are a lot of issues that are caught in the pre-operation inspection phase that result in injuries avoided and lives saved. A competent person must begin a visual inspection prior to each shift…

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10 Quick Tips for Safe Crane Lifts

December 19, 2019

Like other tasks in construction, crane lifts have the potential to become dangerous in a hurry. That’s why you need to use best safety practices at all stages of the process. Regardless of whether you’re doing a pre-operation inspection from the outside or you’re in the…

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Bulldozer Training – Learn to Operate a Bulldozer

September 24, 2019

Bulldozers are one of the most famous members of the heavy equipment family. Known for their iconic power and land-moving abilities, you can learn to operate a bulldozer in a heavy equipment operation program.  So what does bulldozer training look like? Here’s a taste of what you…

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Heavy Equipment Safety Checklist

Heavy Equipment Safety Checklist

September 17, 2019

Safety cannot be emphasized enough when it comes to heavy equipment operation. A large part of heavy equipment operator safety is conducting a thorough inspection of the machine before you use it. While going through the pre-operation walk-around, be sure to keep the tasks on this heavy equipment…

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Mobile Crane Accidents Prevention

Mobile Crane Accidents: Prevention Tips

August 15, 2019

Mobile crane operators have a risky job and accidents do happen. Here are a few tips you can use to aid the prevention of mobile crane accidents on the jobsite.  Conduct a pre-operation inspection Conduct a thorough inspection of the mobile crane before you get in the cab, as…

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Heavy Equipment Interview Tips

Interview Tips for Heavy Equipment Operators

July 30, 2019

You have the heavy equipment operation skills and knowledge down. You know all the safety procedures and what you’re doing in the cab, and you’re ready to get to work.  Interviewing, on the other hand, is an entirely different beast to conquer. It can be one of…

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How to Remain OSHA Compliant in 2019

July 26, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a comprehensive set of guidelines for construction companies to follow. OSHA guidelines are in place to protect construction workers. Violating them can cost a lot of money, or worse, employees and co-workers. Here are a few things you can do to…

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