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    SAIA annual event to be held online

    2020-07-14T13:00:00Z

    Scheduled for Sept. 14-16, the SAIA’s Annual Convention & Exposition will now be held online

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    World of Concrete opens

    2020-02-04T00:32:00Z

    World of Concrete, Feb. 4-7 in Las Vegas, will showcase a range of telehandlers, scaffolding, access platforms, MCWPs and much more. ALH provides a guide.

  • jay kinder
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    Jay Kinder: 1947 - 2019

    2019-06-26T13:35:00Z

    The longtime SAIA member and founder of Strong Man Safety Products has passed away

  • ansi
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    ANSI A92 moves toward approval

    2018-11-08T15:49:00Z

    The proposed standards have been submitted to ANSI for review

  • Saia schedules
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    SAIA annual convention: Meeting in Montreal

    2017-05-17T09:39:00Z

    The Scaffold & Access Industry Association kicks off its annual event in July. ALH previews the convention and exposition.

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    SAIA prepares for annual Convention & Exposition

    2017-04-18T15:27:00Z

    Held July 23-26 in Montreal, the event will feature a number of sessions and exhibits

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    Public review is open for proposed A92 Standards

    2016-04-06T22:09:00Z

    Deadline to comment on the drafts is May 16 at 11:59 p.m. CDT

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    ANSI approves SAIA as Accredited Standards Developer

    2015-09-10T16:58:00Z

    Formerly developed by the Scaffold, Shoring and Forming Institute (SSFI), the SAIA is responsible for adhering to the policies and procedures outlined in the ANSI Essential Requirements

  • George Malley
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    Longtime SAIA member passes

    2015-09-02T20:31:00Z

    George Malley, 77, died on Aug. 23

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    MCWP industry responds to recent accidents

    2015-04-01T22:17:00Z

    A joint statement has been made by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and the Scaffold and Access Industry Association (SAIA)

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    SAIA receives re-accreditation from ANSI

    2014-04-25T17:28:00Z

    The Scaffold Access Industry Association (SAIA) has been re-accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under its recently revised policies and procedures for documenting consensus on SAIA-sponsored American National Standards. The revised procedures replace the previous version that was approved in January 2009.

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    SAIA names new vice chair

    2013-11-03T20:54:00Z

    The Scaffold Access Industry Association (SAIA) appointed Frank Bonesteel, motor equipment manager from New York State Department of Transport, as the new ASC A92 Main Committee vice chairman.

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    OSHA/SAIA alliance provides AWP tip sheet

    2013-09-12T13:19:00Z

    The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Scaffold Access Industry Association (SAIA) have come together to create five new tip sheets on safety at work using aerial work platform (AWP) equipment.

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    Man dies from electrocution on boom lift

    2013-08-21T21:24:00Z

    A 26-year-old man died on Aug. 20 in Holliston, MA when the boom lift he was working from accidentally touched a live power line while he trimmed trees. The unidentified worker had been taken to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with burns covering his body, but died later that evening.

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    OSHA and SAIA develop mobile scaffold tip sheet

    2013-08-19T17:09:00Z

    Through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Scaffold Access Industry Association (SAIA) Alliance, a new Rolling Towers/Mobile Scaffold: Inspection, Maintenance, and Use Tip Sheet has been developed. The new tip sheet is designed to assist workers in the proper inspection and maintenance of rolling tower/mobile ...

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    US best practice guide welcomed by IPAF

    2013-02-19T09:17:00Z

    IPAF has welcomed the Statement of Best Practices for Workplace Risk Assessment and Aerial Work Platform Equipment Selection, which was released last week

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    AWP industry launches best practices guide on workplace risk assessment

    2013-02-12T02:14:00Z

    The American Rental Association (ARA), Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and the Scaffold Access Industry Association (SAIA) have released a best practices guide geared toward workplace risk assessment and aerial work platform equipment selection.

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    30 arrested in NYC scaffold card fraud

    2012-11-01T17:13:00Z

    Top New York City officials recently made 30 arrests after discovering a fraudulent scaffold certification ring. A construction company owner has been charged with possessing 32 fake scaffold certification cards he had made, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. These cards are required to work on scaffolding ...

  • Joe the Operator
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    SAIA set to launch AWP operator training program

    2012-09-10T22:32:00Z

    The SAIA is launching an operator training program for aerial work platforms. Bob Backer, senior partner at Blazing Technologies, reports exclusively for ALH

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    IPAF and SAIA reaffirm alliance

    2012-08-07T22:19:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and the Scaffold Access Industry Association (SAIA) have reaffirmed their alliance to work together in "every way possible" to promote safety in the use of powered access equipment throughout the US and Canada.