July 19, 2012
For Immediate Release
Industrial Training International (iti.com) held its fifth installment of the ITI Showcase Webinar Series on Wednesday, July 11th. This Series features ITI President/CEO Mike Parnell presenting topics relevant to decision-makers who are active in crane and rigging activities for their organizations. Past titles include: “Cranes, Rigging & Your Organization”, “Effective Crane & Rigging Training Methods for Your Employees”, and “Heavy Intermodal Lift & Transport: Engineering Considerations”. There have been over 900 unique participants in the five webinars to-date.
The July episode, ITI Master Rigger Course: Interactive Demo was distinctive from the previous webinars Registrants received a student workbook and rigging reference cards via email (PDF) – resources that they need to participate in the interactive rigging workshops with Mike.
On Wednesday, the webinar had 270 registrants representing 31 countries, including 43 US States and 7 Canadian Provinces.
Companies represented included BP, Vestas, WorleyParsons, Fluor, DuPont, US Army Corp of Engineers, Siemens, Kiewit, Argonne National Laboratory, BHP Billiton, Xcel Energy, BAE Systems, The Shaw Group, ThyssenKrupp, Mitsubishi, Skanska, PCL Constructors, OSHA, Duke Energy, Northrop Grumman, Jacobs Engineering, LyondellBasell, Weeks Marine, Texas Terminals, and Tesoro.
Personnel roles and titles included Safety Manager, Training Manager, Lifting Specialist, Crane Compliance Manager, Instructor, Millwright, Foreman, Superintendent, Crane Inspector, Crane Safety Officer, HSE Manager, Line Training Coordinator, Materials Logistics, and many others.
About the Speaker: Mike Parnell has a wealth of knowledge regarding cranes, rigging, and lifting activities throughout a variety of industries. Mike 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 of the ASME P30 Main Committee which sets the standards for lift planning. ASME standards are also adopted by many countries around the world including Canada.
To learn more about the ITI Showcase Webinar Series visit https://www.iti.com/webinars.
ITI operates businesses in the USA and Canada; crane and rigging training and consulting services are also conducted worldwide. To learn more about ITI www.iti.com or call 1-800-727-6355.