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Notre Dame Launches Aerial Lift Awareness Campaign

(CBS) The University of Notre Dame launched an aerial lift awareness campaign Friday to promote the proper use of aerial lifts and avoid accidents like the one that claimed the life of student Declan Sullivan last year at a football practice.

The campaign was launched in conjunction with several public and private agencies and organizations and is hosted at

"We believe this is a positive step in preventing aerial lift accidents in the future," Barry Sullivan, Declan's father, said in a statement. "Our hope is that schools that use these lifts will pay attention to the information presented on the website and make sure to institute a robust lift safety program."

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