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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.
Riwal becomes IPAF Sustaining Member
Netherland’s based group becomes first rental and training company to join the IPAF membership category
ARA launches training programs
New certification programs for MEWP operators and trainers have been debuted by the American Rental Association
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
New working at height guidance from IPAF
How to reduce likely risks when using MEWPS in public areas and near roads
Speakers confirmed for IPAF Summit
The 2022 event in London, 10 March, has the theme of The Evolution of Safety, including a range of top speakers 
Star Platforms installs defibrillators across network
Potentially lifesaving defibrillators have been installed at all UK company’s rental depots, along with training 
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
ARA Foundation announces €110,000 scholarship fund
Awards worth up to $5,000 aim to attract students into the North American equipment rental industry
What did we learn from the IRN cybersecurity webinar?
What did we learn from the IRN Webinar ‘Cybersecurity for Rental’ on 4 November? 
Coates IoT tool to boost productivity
Smart Site tool locates and tracks usage of equipment including smaller tools, enabling off-hire opportunities
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
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