GLAD Schedule 2023

Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD) 13th of July 2023

Thank you to everyone who contributed to and got involved in #GLAD2023. Click the links below to continue accessing all the content and releases made on the day.

  • Digital Roundtable -Discussing the digital future of the industry (free to all) - Click here to watch or head over to our video gallery.
  • Launch of new LEEA online e-learning training course - Supporting Structures (LEEA members and ITS) Click here to learn more
  • Guidance video on BS 7121 series of standards (free to all - Click here to watch or head over to video gallery.
  • LEEA Technical Forum - (LEEA members in-person attendance)
  • Presentation on Lifting Equipment Technician End Point Assessment (Click here to watch or head over to video gallery)
  • Accredited Training Scheme Webinar (LEEA Members)
  • Presentation from LEEA charity of the year (free to all - Click here to watch or head over to video gallery)
  • Launch of LEEA Connect app 2.0




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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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Be my Guest… Dickson Pang, Berkeley Group

As part of LEEA’s YouTube channel, ‘Be my Guest…’ series, Jenny Eagle speaks to Dickson Pang, Project Manager (Westmont), Berkeley Group, which is launching a Lifting Awareness Week in support of LEEA & #GLAD2023

LEEA MNDA A-Z Challenge

We're launching a fundraising campaign in collaboration with our chosen charity of the year The Motor Neurone Disease Association on #GLAD2023. Please donate as much as you can and consider your own fundraising challenges, every penny counts!

Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship End Point Assessment - Karen Slade, LEIA

Karen Slade, Head of End Point Assessment at LEIA Assessment (the Lift and Escalator Industry Association) talks us through the end point assessment available to students embarking on the recently launched Level 3 Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship.