All Safety & training Articles

TÜV SÜD offers training for AI systems
Engineering services company says many firms using artificial intelligence products run into implementation problems
IPAF rolls out e-PAL app internationally
Now available in 26 countries, new ePAL app lets MEWP operators share their qualifications with site managers
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
Why are construction equipment fires increasing?
Insurers and fire chiefs say there has been a spike in the number of fires breaking out in off road construction equipment
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
Lessons learned from aerial platform accident statistics
Lessons can be learned from IPAF’s Global Safety Report, including the importance of sharing accidents and near-miss information 
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
Latest IPAF Global Safety Report released
Updated format, covering 2016-2020, includes global overview and more detailed data analysis 
IPAF launches the ePAL app
The free app features the first ever digital IPAF PAL Card, operator log book and operator safety guide
Byrne Middle East PAL Card first
Rental company offers first IPAF mast climber PAL Card training in the Middle East 
Bouygues offers 1,000 training positions
France-based construction firm launches digital work-study campaign to attract new workers to the industry
Covid-19 and construction
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed many things in the world, including construction
Mtandt to distribute Web Deck
Suspended access specialist Web Systems signs up Mtandt for its Web Deck product in India
Serious Labs offers VR training for HS2 MEWP operators
Serious Labs launches pilot VR training program for UK’s HS2 partnership Align JV 
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
Procore partnership to provide training and education to minorities
Members of US Minority Contractors Association (USMCA) to receive free Procore product training
Easybook Training tops 11,000 courses
Online training site for researching and booking safety and health courses now offers more than 11,000 classes
US contractor the first to use Opti-Clean Cube to fight pandemic
Modular walk-through station disinfects personnel before entering/exiting job sites
New touchless app streamlines job site check in process
Safe Site Check In aims to reduce spread of Covid-19 while protecting personal health data
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