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Institute of Constructors (AIC)
Institute of Constructors (AIC) consists of individuals in construction. Site
includes a bookstore, certification information, and links to affiliated organizations.
Institute of Steel Construction Inc. (AISC)
Institute of Steel Construction Inc. (AISC) is a nonprofit trade association and
technical institute that promotes the use of structural steel through research,
education, marketing, technical assistance, and standardization. Site includes
technical answers and ideas pages; time, money, and management advice; a job bank;
steel availability listings; an online store; and training, education, and AISC
National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, nonprofit organization
that coordinates national and international standards for U.S. companies. Site
includes reference libraries, standards information, accreditation services, news and publications, meetings and events, education
and training information, and a list of web links.
ASME International is a nonprofit professional organization that conducts training conferences and professional development courses, sets industrial and manufacturing standards, and publishes books, training materials, etc. Site includes a list of publications, information on current codes and standards, and information on education and training.
Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF)
Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF) promotes interests common among companies manufacturing, fabricating, or distributing lifting, rigging and load securing devices made of chain, rope, and synthetic products. Site includes links to member sites and links to related news and events.
Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP)
The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP) is a nonprofit association dedicated to improving crane operations and rigging activities by providing educational opportunities to its members and the public. Site includes reference material, information on training, and links to related web sites.
ASTM International is
a nonprofit organization that provides a global forum for the development and
publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems,
and services. Site includes information on standards, a digital library of technical publications,
and information on training courses.
of Federal Regulations (CFR)
The Code of
Federal Regulations (CFR) contains general and permanent rules published in the
Federal Register by executive departments or agencies of the U.S. federal government.
Site contains a searchable database of federal regulations and an online ordering
system for CFR publications.
Crane Institute of America
The Crane Institute of America provides training services to the lifting industry. Site includes accident investigation and litigation support, work site safety assessments, auditing of company training and procedures, and training resources.
The Crosby Group
The Crosby Group, Inc. is a manufacturer of accessories used in the lifting and material handling industry. Site includes access to online catalog, detailed product information, training materials and information on training seminars on the proper care and use of their lifting products.
Harrington Hoists is a manufacturer of manual, electric, and air chain hoists
as well as wire rope hoists and crane products. Site includes a product listing,
owner's manuals, and safety information.
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is an electrical union that represents the rights of workers in all areas of the electrical industry. Site includes education information, news, and membership information.
Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Organization for Standardization (ISO) provides standards for business, government,
and society. Site includes a store, information on standards development, news and media, and education and training resources.
Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)
The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) is a trade union that primarily represents operating engineers and stationary engineers. The IUOE also represents nurses and other health industry workers as well as public employees engaged in a wide variety of occupations. Site includes training information, a link to the union’s online magazine, and links to legal, government, industry, and labor web sites.
Lift-All® manufactures a variety of lifting slings, including web slings, round slings, chain, and wire rope slings, along with many different accessories and related hardware. Lift-All’s downloadable catalog also includes information on equipment selection, inspection, use, and maintenance.
National Association of Chain Manufacturers (NACM)
The National Association of Chain Manufacturers (NACM) represents domestic manufacturers of welded and weldless chain, including stainless steel, galvanized, decor, double loop, Grade 80, Grade 100, and tow chain. Site includes free specifications and member information.
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency
that provides and enforces safety guidelines to protect workers from injury.
Site includes laws and regulations, cooperative programs, safety and health
topics, and statistics and data.
Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA)
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of companies involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting, crane and rigging operations, manufacturing, and rental. Site includes industry news, event information, and links to related online resources.
Web Sling and Tie-Down Association (WSTDA)
The Web Sling & Tie Down Association (WSTDA) develops and promotes voluntary industry standards and associated reference materials, and represents its members and the industry before governmental agencies, related organizations, and the public. Site includes product and standards information, news, and industry links.
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