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Volume 2, Issue 15


Photo: Screenshot from one of the freshly released updates in the ITI VR Mobile Crane Simulator.


Hi Friend, 

United Rentals and ITI Customers to Benefit from United Academy Partnership

United Rentals, Inc., the largest equipment rental company in the world, and Industrial Training International, a leader in innovative safety training solutions, have announced a reciprocal agreement under which customers of the two companies will have access to a world-class curriculum of shared training resources through United Academy® (http://www.unitedacademy.ur.com/).


Under the new partnership, ITI’s crane, rigging, rigging engineering and lift planning courses are now available to United Rentals customers in e-learning and instructor-led formats; similarly, ITI customers are able to utilize United Academy’s vast online course library and network of over 950 North American locations for classroom and blended learning training.

Read More.

VR Mobile Crane Simulator Release Notes - 1.1.040

Caring is sharing, and in this case, ITI is sharing with you the first of many upgrades to our Virtual Reality Mobile Crane Simulator. Update 1.1.040 is the first update commercially available, and addresses sever minor adjustments and improvements. To those who subscribe to the ITI VR Simulations Library, this is the first of many future updates to what will be ever evolving content within the simulator. 

Click here for the full update.

ITI Customer Advisory Open House | May 5 | Chicago

Stop by the ITI Chicago Training Center (9925 S. Industrial Drive, Bridgeview, IL 60455) on the campus of Lifting Gear Hire in Bridgeview, IL between 9am and 3:30pm on Friday, May 5, for an Open House Event. Anyone can attend for FREE, but we ask that you register at www.iti.com/lgh. Those who attend will be able to:

Hope to see you on Friday!

Register for the Open House! 


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Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals

2017 General Assembly | May 9-12 | Tulalip, WA

The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP) is a nonprofit association whose mission is dedicated to improving crane operations and rigging activities in all industries. This is accomplished by providing educational opportunities to its members and the public. Each year at the national convention, ACRP members increase their knowledge by visiting and touring manufacturing facilities for crane and rigging products. In addition, the annual meeting Includes technical training sessions to enhance the knowledge base of members. Plus, these sessions provide an opportunity to gain CEU’s.

The 2017 General Assembly includes:

  • Board of Director's Meeting
  • Crane & Load Handling Equipment Roundtable
  • Committee Meetings
  • Tour of Samson Rope,
  • Much, much more!

For more information on the 2017 and to register to attend visit http://acrp.net/general-assembly today!

Learning Management System (LMS) - Does your team use one?

Here is a list of organizations that can be classified as "successful" by most measures:

Samsung Sony Volvo JetBlue
Kodak The FA Kia Samshburger
YMCA MedCerts Massage Envy GNC

It's probably obvious by now, but the big reveal is...

All these companies utilize a learning management system (LMS) as part of a comprehensive training program for their employees! Is your team taking advantage of the benefits of an LMS? If not, learn more here!

Mobile Cranes on Barges: Rigging Engineering Considerations for the Barge

For those of you who plan lifts and load handling projects, isn't there quite a gamut of considerations in developing, for instance, a critical lift plan using a mobile crane in general industry?  You must consider the load's dimensions and center of gravity, pick and place points, crane setup and ground conditions, operator and rigging crew qualifications and competency, and much more, right?  Additionally, all of these considerations are relative to the project environment, which, for our purposes, could be classified as terra firma.

Read More!

Field Reference Card - 3 Card Pack [Bookstore]

Grouped together, ITI's 3 most popular pocket-sized reference cards, inside our vinyl sleeve protection card caddy.
- Journeyman Rigger Reference Card
- Master Rigger Reference Card
- Rigging Gear Inspection Reference Card

Manual Development: an ITI Field Service

Load handling and equipment manuals assist the client by developing and incorporating standard operating procedures for their work site. The final document package can be used on the client's intra-web and in printed form to provide guidance for employees involved in standard and critical lifting activities.

Click here to view some ITI Field Services Case Studies.

Click here to request a quote.

As always, thanks for reading!

Team ITI


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