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Industrial Training InternationalMar 26, 2012 4:10:00 PM1 min read

140 Registrants Witness Launch of the ITI “Showcase Webinar Series”

March 26, 2012

Industrial Training International (ITI) hosted a webinar March 16, 2012 titled, “Cranes, Rigging and Your Organization”. 140 registrants from 32 US states and 18 countries including Canada, Kuwait, Nigeria, Peru, United Kingdom, and Vietnam were represented.  Professionals in Health & Safety, Training, Management, Human Resources, and the like attended from over 100 companies including industry giants like Boeing, General Electric, Fluor, British Petroleum, and Siemens.

ITI President/CEO Mike Parnell presented the following agenda for the first episode of ITI’s Showcase Webinar Series which features Mr. Parnell each month in a live webinar. The agenda for the first webinar included:

  • 5 Best Practices for Overseeing Crane & Rigging Operations
  • How to Manage Simple to Complex Lifting Activities
  • Qualified or Certified: OSHA and ASME Regs & Standards for You
  • The True Costs of Training

After the presentation most attendees stayed online for an additional 45 minutes for a Question & Answer segment that addressed a host of questions. Attendees enjoyed spending the extra time on the line with Mr. Parnell who has a wealth of knowledge regarding cranes, rigging, and lifting activities throughout a variety of industries.  He currently sits as the Vice Chair of the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) B30 Main Committee which sets the standards in the US for cranes and rigging, also, he is the Chair for the ASME P30 Main Committee which sets the standards for lift planning.

ITI will be hosting an encore presentation of this webinar on April 11, 2012 at 2pm (Eastern Standard Time).  After the webinar attendees had the recording made available to them and are also able to download the PowerPoint Presentation – within three days after the webinar, the presentation was downloaded over 150 times.

After an encore presentation on Wednesday, April 11, the next installment of the Showcase Webinar Series will be held Friday, May 4, 2012 and is titled “Effective Crane & Rigging Training Methods for Your Employees”.

Visit to learn more about the ITI Showcase Webinar Series.


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