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Volume 2, Issue 14

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Photo: Master Rigger students navigating some horizontal load moving challenges at a recent course at the Woodland, Washington Training Center. 


Hi Friend, 

Safety Week 2017!

National Construction Safety Week is May 1-5, 2017! Safety is always the number one goal on every construction site, but safety week allows us all an opportunity to truly celebrate safety and best practices and if its even possible, make  an extra effort to promote safe operations. 


If you are in the Pacific Northwest, SafeBuild Alliance is celebrating Safety Week 2017 with a kick off Breakfast event on April 28, at the World Forestry Center in Portland, Oregon. The Breakfast will feature a keynote session from Bill Rigot, Human Performance Improvement (HPI) Practitioner.

Click here to register.

Virtual Reality Training Needs Analysis 

How can ITI VR Simulators help your team achieve its crane and equipment training goals? Find out by answering a few key questions and you will receive a complimentary, customized profile analysis from a real, live ITI VR Product Manager. The Needs Analysis takes less than five minutes to complete and offers tremendous insight into your current training landscape. 

Start your needs analysis here.

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 Those who attend will be able to:

  • Demo the ITI VR Mobile Crane Simulator
  • Tour the ITI Training Center, and Lifting Gear Hire Facility
  • Experience Product Demonstrations from Dearborn Companies, LGH, and ITI

Hope to see you on on May 5!

Register for the Open House! 


Quick Hitters ⇓⇓⇓



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 a Board of Director's Meeting, Crane & Load Handling Equipment Roundtable, Committee Meetings, and a Tour of Samson Rope, and much, much more.

For more information on the 2017 and to register to attend visit today!

Manual Development [ITI Field Services]

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

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

ITI Online

Does your organization use a learning management system (LMS)? Did you know that ITI can help you implement an LMS or even upload ITI content into an existing LMS? 

Learn More!

Thanks for reading!

Team ITI


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