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BrandSafway earns 15 petroleum-industry safety awards
The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers association honored 15 refinery and petrochemical plant site teams with Contractor Safety Achievement Awards based on their 2021 performance
Hanging loose – or not
Industry veteran David Glabe talks all things fall protection – and how the “Look Good Hypothesis” plays a (negative) part.
Interview: Tractel’s Becky Danielson
The SAIA’s Fall Protection Council named Tractel’s Becky Danielson as its new Chair earlier this year. SA sits down with Danielson to learn more
SAIA training, networking at World of Concrete
Registration is now open for a number of training courses by the Scaffold & Access Industry Association for 2023’s World of Concrete
SAIA University: Thriving & Inspiring in the Leadership Revolution
Former U.S. Army Special Forces commander presents a day-long workshop on building stronger leaders
Still time to register for the ALH Conference
Speakers from Herc Rentals, Sunbelt Rentals, IPAF and more at the industry’s premier event on Sept. 29
Doka to launch new safety net system
Xsafe Catch Fan will redefine construction site safety, says Doka
Guide: SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition
The SAIA is set to educate – and celebrate – at its Annual Convention & Exposition, August 21-25 in Boston. SA provides a guide
SAIA to host training during annual event
The SAIA will host four different training opportunities for those attending the Annual Convention & Exposition this year
ANSI updates for self-retracting devices
Major self-retracting device changes coming in 2023 for personal fall arrest and rescue systems
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
Dates set for 2022 ASC A92 meeting
Registration is now open for annual ASC A92 Main Committee meeting to be held Oct. 17-19 in Kansas City
SAIA to debut new training, offer online options
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) will launch two new training classes this summer as well as extend its digital and online options
SAIA seeks trainers and facilities
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association is actively seeking instructors and training facilities for its new Journeyperson Scaffold Training program in Canada
Stopping falls from height
In its 9th year, the annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction is set for May 2-6. ALH reports
Regulatory maze: Standards, codes and guidelines
To understand how the regulatory system in the U.S. works, it is helpful to understand the difference between each branch. David Glabe breaks it down.
First speakers for ALH Conference announced
Larry Silber, president and CEO of Herc Rentals, to keynote ALH Conference, Sept. 29 in Chicago
Updates from IPAF’s MCWP council
During IPAF’s recent Summit, the IPAF MCWP International Committee, IPAF MCWP and Hoist UK and Ireland Work Groups came together to discuss the state of the industry. Chair Kevin O’Shea reports.
ANSI A92 Standards – 15 years in the making
In 2007, IPAF’s Tony Groat broke down what the then-new ANSI A92.3 and A92.5 standards entailed. We asked Groat to look back at the last 15 years and discuss what’s changed.
Progress - or not
As the SAIA celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, industry veteran David Glabe takes a look back at the last five decades – and asks what the next five could have in store.
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