Crane & rigging safety conference set for CONEXPO Latin America

Best practices to meet industry needs
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) will deliver more high-level education to CONEXPO Latin America visitors, with a one-day conference on the latest industry practices and trends for crane and rigging safety.
NCCCO, through its internationally recognized certification process, brings together leaders in crane safety to develop quality programs for crane operators, riggers, signalpersons, crane inspectors, and lift directors.
The NCCCO Crane and Rigging Professional Safety Conference at CONEXPO Latin America will assist industry professionals in adopting the latest safety innovations and technologies. Attendees will learn from industry experts on various areas within safety, in an environment designed to foster the exchange of ideas and information.
The NCCCO safety conference topics will include:
· International landscape of industry standards and publications
· Innovations in design, technology and safety
· Development of qualification and certification standards for different crafts/trades
· Analysis of empirical data on various safety measures
· Lessons learned that can be applied to companies large and small
CONEXPO Latin America will be held October 21-24, 2015 in Santiago, Chile (Espacio Riesco).
“Crane and rigging safety is a global issue and we are very pleased to welcome NCCCO, with its impeccable qualifications,” stated Melissa Magestro, AEM senior director exhibitions. “CONEXPO Latin America visitors will benefit from their knowledge and expertise.”
“CONEXPO Latin America is an ideal venue for us to reach the Latin American marketplace,” stated Graham Brent, NCCCO chief executive officer. “We are marking our 20th anniversary as a certification body, with over 100,000 certificants, and we look forward to sharing our insights with this important world region.”
Education is an important component of the CONEXPO show experience, extending the value of exhibits and networking opportunities. Exhibition owner and organizer Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is working with leading industry associations and organizations to present a well-rounded slate of visitor education.
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