SAIA Awards: Call for entries

By Lindsey Anderson12 January 2022

The 2022 Scaffold & Access Industry Awards are now open for entries. Winners will be announced during the SAIA’s Annual Convention & Exposition August 21-25 in Boston.

Each year, the Scaffold & Access Industry Association presents a number of awards to Association members who have contributed their time, devotion, passion and expertise to the overall growth, mission and initiatives of the SAIA. The deadline to enter is May 31.

Association award categories include:

COUPLING PIN AWARD - All active SAIA members are eligible for this award, bestowed upon an SAIA member who has performed exemplary service and shown exceptional dedication to the Association.

HALL OF FAME AWARD - This award is bestowed upon a member who has actively served the Association for five years and is a past recipient of the Coupling Pin Award.

OUTSTANDING COMPANY CONTRIBUTION AWARD - This award is given to the SAIA member firm that has distinguished itself through teamwork, monetary contributions and volunteer time and effort in participation of Association activities.

OUTSTANDING COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON AWARD - This award is granted to the individual who, through personal devotion, contribution and leadership, elevated their council to a higher level of participation and exposure within the industry.

OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD - This award is bestowed upon individuals who have distinguished themselves in the areas of service, contribution, effort and guidance. The individual is recognized for special projects or services to the officers and directors.

SPIRIT AWARD - This award is given to the SAIA member who has distinguished himself or herself through promotion, support and devotion to the SAIA and its programs.

UNSUNG HERO AWARD - This award is bestowed upon a SAIA member who has a strong history of activism and participation with and support for the Association.

VICTOR SALEEBY AWARD - This award recognizes a SAIA member who has achieved at least 15 years of outstanding and exceptional service to the Association and has received the Coupling Pin Award in the past.

The 2019 Coupling Pin award.

To enter, click here.

There are also project awards, which cover a range of applications and equipment. The deadline to enter is May 31 and categories include:

A1 MEWP PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where AWP was utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

C1 SAIA COMMERCIAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to a group of member companies that collaborated with one another on a single jobsite on a commercial project.

C2 SAIA INDUSTRIAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to a group of member companies that collaborated with one another on a single jobsite on an industrial project.

H1 MAST DRIVEN HOISTS AND PLATFORMS PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where mast driven hoists and platforms were utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

I1 INNOVATION AWARD

This award will be presented to the member company that:

  • demonstrated a new or innovative way to utilize an existing product on a project, or
  • delivered a new product to the field.

Submissions should detail why the product is considered innovative and what improvements it offers over previous models.

S1 SUSPENDED ACCESS PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where suspended access was utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

S2 SUPPORTED SCAFFOLD PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where supported scaffolding was utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

S3 SHORING PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to the member company where shoring was utilized to:

  • raise the overall level of safety on a project,
  • contribute to the overall success of the project, or
  • complete a dynamic installation in a new or innovative way.

To download the entry form, click here. For more information on the Annual Convention & Exposition, which is open for registration, exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, click here.

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