Global Lifting Awareness Day 2022

7th July 2022

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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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LEEA is here to talk to people who might not know about the lifting industry, and we host a series of informative webinars that cover the different sectors we work in. Watch them here:

13:52, 01 Dec 2022

Read the latest TLE magazine here:…

16:48, 30 Nov 2022

The Lifting Engineer | The E-Magazine from the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) - Q4 2022 Edition -…

14:00, 30 Nov 2022

Have you downloaded the LEEA Connect app from… yet? The free, members-only app delivers best practice technical guidance & FAQs, documentation, LEEA news & events, safety alerts and other information straight to smart devices.…

09:28, 29 Nov 2022

LEEA is holding an initial meeting tomorrow in Dubai to establish a dedicated Regional Council for countries in the Middle East.…

09:22, 23 Nov 2022

Sponsorship & Exhibition opportunities are now available for #LiftEx2023.⁠ Requests will be dealt with on a 1st come, 1st served basis. Contact Leah Phelps on +44 20 3488 2865 or at to secure a sponsorship package or a prime position at the exhibition.⁠

11:58, 17 Nov 2022

Watch LEEA Awards 2022 highlights on our YouTube channel. Thank you to everyone who joined us this year and congratulations once more to the award winners. Keep an eye on the channel for the full awards video, arriving soon. Don’t forget to subscribe.…

11:58, 17 Nov 2022

Requests will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis, so please contact Leah Phelps on +44 20 3488 2865 or at to secure a sponsorship package or a prime position on the exhibition.⁠

15:13, 14 Nov 2022

Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities are now available for LiftEx 2023. You can view the floorpan for next year here:…

15:13, 14 Nov 2022

Here are some of the highlights from LiftEx 2022. Thank you to everyone who joined us this year.⁠ Click the link for our YouTube channel and keep an eye out for the full highlights video - like and subscribe. ⁠

15:13, 14 Nov 2022

Watch LEEA explain its Next Generation Online Training – just one of the films available on its YouTube channel, making it a great resource for the #lifting industry. Don't forget to like and subscribe. #training

11:34, 11 Nov 2022

LEEA explains how its Technical Triage Service is helping members with prompt answers to their questions. Watch it on the LEEA_INT YouTube, then like and subscribe here:

10:44, 09 Nov 2022