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Notre Dame starts lift safety program

8/26/2011

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame launched a website Friday publicizing the hazards of aerial lifts, part of its settlement with the state over safety violations in the death of a student videographer at football practice last year.

The school launched LiftUpRight.org, a website aimed at promoting aerial lift safety for universities, colleges and high schools. The site emphasizes the need for proper setup of equipment, training for those who use it, awareness of weather conditions and someone taking charge of safety procedures.

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