The majority of crane accidents are caused by human error, making training a key priority for crane-dependent industries. Crane operator training is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to improve safety and productivity.
How important is continued training to Konecranes’ workforce? Dale L. Smith, Vice President, Head of Sales and Service Training at Konecranes, talk about the Konecranes Sales and Service Academy and its significance to the company and its customers.
In June 2013, an automotive supplier in the US had a recurring issue of having to frequently replace the hoist brakes on their cranes. The company was mystified as to why they were going through hoist motors and brakes so quickly.
The recently opened Konecranes European Training Center in Dreieich, Frankfurt seeks to fulfill customers’ and employees’ growing demand for training in crane and lifting technology.