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VISTA Training, Inc.
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Providing the mining and construction industries with Computer Based Training programs.
Providing the mining and construction industries with Computer Based Training programs.

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10 ways high-quality equipment training can save your mine money
You may think of operator training to be an expense. Actually, it's an investment that can save your mine a lot of money.

Training is the key to business improvement. It can enable your workers to realize more of the potential on the job - which can translate into cost savings and increased productivity and profitability.

To summarize its potential business impact, we have produced a new special report entitled 10 Ways High-Quality Equipment Training Can Save Your Mine Money.

Visit the VISTA blog to learn more and download it:

http://www.vista-training.com/blog/article/10-ways-high-quality-equipment-training-can-save-your-mine-money
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10 ways high-quality equipment training can save your mine money
You may think of operator training to be an expense. Actually, it's an investment that can save your mine a lot of money.

We have compiled a list of 10 ways in which high-quality equipment training CAN enhance your bottom line. You see, training is the key to business improvement. It can enable your workers to realize more of the potential on the job - which can translate into cost savings and increased productivity and profitability.

To learn more, simply provide your e-mail address and we'll give you immediate access to our latest report, 10 Ways High-Quality Equipment Training Can Save Your Mine Money.

Visit the VISTA blog to learn more and download this new special report:

http://www.vista-training.com/blog/article/10-ways-high-quality-equipment-training-can-save-your-mine-money

#mining   #minesafety   #training   #minetraining  
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Beat the heat with OSHA's cool Heat Index app

Does your job involve working outside during the hot summer months? If so, then you ought to consider downloading OSHA's cool Heat Index app for mobile devices. It can help you and your team work safely in hot and humid conditions.

http://www.vista-training.com/blog/article/osha-heat-index-app

#osha   #heatsafety   #safety   #construction  
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Powerful Emotional Stories: How GoldCorp Uses Them to Reinforce Safety
Multinational mining company Goldcorp debuted a Day of Remembrance in 2013 to commemorate workers who died on the job. But the next step they took to help its workers to rethink safety was an amazing one.

Read on to learn about this remarkable approach:

http://www.vista-training.com/blog/article/goldcorps-day-of-remembrance-an-golden-opportunity-to-rethink-safety

#minesafety  
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Safe Zone: Skid steers offer BIG safety challenges
Skid-steer loaders handle a myriad of jobsite duties. Their compact size enables them to work in tight spaces. But their unique design also makes them inherently unstable and creates other safety challenges.

Following are some safety tip from +Site Prep magazine you should keep in mind as you climb aboard your skid-steer loader for a productive day of work:

http://www.siteprepmag.com/articles/88772-safe-zone-small-skid-steers-offer-big-safety-challenges

#safety   #constructionsafety  
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The Mining in Society merit badge - A promising workforce development initiative
VISTA Training applauds and supports the recent launch of the Mining in Society merit badge by the +Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and the +Boy Scouts of America. It's a very promising workforce development initiative.

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How to avoid wheel loader accidents
One of the major causes of accidents with wheel loaders on construction jobsites is backing into people, objeects and other machines behind them.

Here are some tips to work safely with wheel loaders and around them.

#construction   #safety   #constructionsafety  

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Somebody could get hurt here #HazardSpotting

This commercial construction site is full fall and trip hazards. Someone could get hurt here, which makes it an ideal candidate for HazardSpotting.

http://www.vista-training.com/blog/article/fall-and-trip-hazards-hazardspotting

#hazardspotting   #fallhazard   #triphazard  
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Safety dangers in the burgeoning fracking industry

Among the biggest challenges: A seasonal workforce that hasn't worked previously in a related field - so they aren't aware of the safety issues of this type of work - silica dust exposure and struck-by injuries.

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+Equipment World magazine has reinstated the popular SafetyWatch column in its print magazine, and has launched an archive of 70+ past columns on its website. These articles are popular with construction contractors to use as content for toolbox talks.

#construction   #safety  
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