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Columbus McKinnon restores former plant into training center
Columbus McKinnon Corporation has renovated the original Columbus McKinnon Headquarters in Tonawanda, N.Y. into a new training center.
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Columbus McKinnon Corporation has renovated the original Columbus McKinnon Headquarters in Tonawanda, N.Y. into a new training center.

Columbus McKinnon Corporation has renovated the original Columbus McKinnon Headquarters (most recently the LodeRail production plant) in Tonawanda, N.Y. into a new training center. This state-of-the art facility will hold classes for certification and training courses in a variety of formats and will feature a combination of classroom and hands-on learning.

The following topics are scheduled to be covered throughout 2011-12:

• Hoist Maintenance

• Rigging Practices

• Load Securement

• Safe Hoisting

• Crane & Hoist Inspection

• Rigging Gear Inspection

• Mobile Crane Operator

• Industry Regulations

• Overhead Crane Operator

By continuing to expand the training offering, Columbus McKinnon allows distributors and users the opportunity to be fully trained and to learn in a controlled environment built for comprehensive training.  The leading edge training programs are designed to increase workplace productivity while emphasizing ergonomics and worker safety.

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