Global Lifting Awareness Day 2023

13th July 2023

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About GLAD

Like all the best ideas, GLAD can trace its origins to a conversation at a trade exhibition. A Trade Association, a PR Firm and a magazine publisher discussed the challenges facing lifting industries across the world.  Common ground was found and the Global Lifting Awareness Day was born.

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LEEA stages a packed Global Lifting Awareness Day programme

Social media was awash with the hashtag #GLAD2022 when the third annual Global Lifting Awareness Day 2022 took place on 7 July 2022

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Crane Association NZ - Women in Cranes

The 2022 theme is #BreaktheBias, aiming towards a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A
symbol of crossed hands has been adopted to signify the wish of women to break the bias they
face in many areas of life, not least in employment.

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ALLMI Promoting Industry Careers

As part of GLAD 2022, ALLMI is continuing its campaign of actively promoting careers in the lorry loader industry.

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Latest Tweets

‘The #GLAD2023 concept has successfully spanned the Covid era, reiterating the fact that #lifting remains both ubiquitous and essential in keeping all kinds of operations going, irrespective of pandemics and economic conditions’ — Ross Moloney, CEO, @LEEA_INT

08:25, 07 Feb 2023

‘There’s an energy building behind plans for #GLAD2023 that suggests it will be the most widely supported and impactful ever’ — Ross Moloney, CEO, @LEEA_INT

12:15, 06 Feb 2023

Anyone with an interest in #lifting and #workingatheight can contribute to #GLAD2023.

08:25, 03 Feb 2023

If you support safety, support #GLAD2023.

15:08, 02 Feb 2023

What do you think of our 🆕 #GLAD2023 logo?

12:15, 02 Feb 2023

LEEA schedules a series of informative webinars in 2023 for end users of the lifting in the military, nuclear, utilities and construction sectors.…

10:07, 02 Feb 2023

Industry stakeholders are invited to share content so we can add it to the newly updated website — — where information about apprenticeships, #military recruitment, diversity, #sustainability, and technology has been posted during previous years. #GLAD2023

08:25, 01 Feb 2023

The #GLAD2023 hashtag will again bind together social media posts, videos, articles, and in-person activity.

12:15, 31 Jan 2023

.@STEVE23RSS, our MD, has posted his latest blog, in which he looks forward to @LEEA_INT's #GLAD2023 #RopeandSling Retweeted by LEEA

10:21, 30 Jan 2023

Did you know that #GLAD2023 will be the fourth Global #Lifting Awareness Day?

08:25, 30 Jan 2023

LEEA joins the rest of the industry in looking forward to Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), which this year takes 13th of July 2023. Get involved - visit for #GLAD2023 news and resources.

10:17, 27 Jan 2023

#GLAD2023 is scheduled for 13 July, as trade media continues to cover.

06:25, 27 Jan 2023