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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.
ASC A11 Committee seeks standards volunteers
The ASC A11 Committee is looking for volunteers to help write standards related to C-2 Users and C-3 General Interest categories
CPWR launches free online tool to improve safety climate
The Center for Construction Research and Training has just launched the Safety Climate-Safety Management Information System (SC-SMIS), a resource to help contractors and safety professionals improve job site safety culture and safety climate.
Update on this year’s National Safety Stand-Down
NIOSH, CWPR and OSHA are looking to expand the annual National Safety Stand-Down event to prevent falls in construction.
United’s Flannery recognized by National Safety Council
The National Safety Council has named United’s CEO as one of the nation’s top safety leaders
SAIA to host CPT training during World of Concrete
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association is hosting a Competent Person Training course for suspended scaffolding during World of Concrete 2022
Complying with ANSI A92 on delivery of MEWP training
The ANSI A92 suite of standards features a new key training element. IPAF’s Tony Groat breaks down the changes
PASMA guidance for new tower scaffold standards
Free guide covers the updated BS EN 1004 European standards for tower scaffolds
Alimak joins IPAF as Sustaining Member
IPAF has welcomed Stockholm-based Alimak Group as its fourth Sustaining Member
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