New ALI Lifting It Right: School Edition Lift Safety Training Course Available Exclusively from S/P2
Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Agreement provides easy access to high schools, trade schools and technical schools
Cortland, New York (February
27, 2020) – S/P2 will
be the exclusive supplier of a new “School Edition” of the Automotive Lift
Institute (ALI) Lifting It Right online car lift safety training course.
The popular course will be available for purchase to the 3,000 high-school,
post-secondary, and technical school programs in S/P2’s national network.
“When I met with educators from across
the country last year at the ASE Education Foundation Instructors’ Conference,
they were eager to get access to Lifting It Right for their students,”
says R.W. “Bob” O’Gorman, ALI president. “S/P2 is the preferred learning
management system provider for schools in the United States and is strongly
aligned with the ASE Education Foundation. Partnering with them gives us
broader reach for the course and makes it easy for schools to add it to their
It Right: School Edition is an
interactive, online course that covers the wide variety of lift types
used in professional vehicle service and repair shops, proper lifting and
lowering, and the importance of planned lift maintenance. A narrator guides the
student through each section, highlighting safety measures with
easy-to-understand instructions and relevant scenarios. The student learns
which lifts work best for certain jobs, as well as best practices for spotting
a vehicle, selecting proper adapters and working under the vehicle. Real-world
scenarios with corresponding questions are presented throughout to gauge
comprehension. At the conclusion of the program, a certificate of completion is
generated and stored online.
“Safety is clearly important to S/P2,
so teaming up with the Automotive Lift Institute to provide comprehensive lift
training fits perfectly with our goals,” says Kyle Holt, president of S/P2.
Lifting It Right: School Edition is
available for schools to purchase at SP2.org. The course can be taken on a computer
or mobile device in about an hour.
For more information about Lifting It
Right and other ALI lift safety materials, visit autolift.org/ali-store/ or call (607) 756-7775. You can also
connect with ALI on Facebook at facebook.com/LiftInstitute, on Twitter at twitter.com/LiftInstitute, and on YouTube at youtube.com/LiftInstitute.
The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) celebrates
75 years of serving as the lift industry safety watchdog in 2020. Its mission
is to promote the safe design, construction, installation, service, inspection
and use of automotive lifts. In 1947, ALI developed the first Commercial
Standard covering vehicle lifts published by the National Bureau of Standards.
Today, ALI sponsors several national lift safety standards and offers third-party
certification programs for automotive lifts and automotive lift inspectors.
Each year, S/P2 provides online training to more than 200,000 career tech students nationwide on industry-specific safety and pollution prevention, ethics, soft skills, and human resources topics. S/P2 serves the automotive service, collision repair, heavy-duty/diesel, welding, construction, cosmetology, and culinary trades. For more information, visit www.sp2.org.
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