2013 Safe Access, Fall Protection & Training Conference 1
In cooperation with the Scaffold and Access Industry Association, Maximum Capacity Media announces the live Safe Access, Fall Protection & Training (SAF-T) Conference. The one-day SAF-T Conference is scheduled for July 24,2013 immediately following the SAIA 2013 Annual Convention at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in the heart of downtown Music City.
The mission of the SAF-T Conference is to promote the safe use of powered access equipment to owners and end-users through discussions stemming from age-old issues to current events. Discussions at the inaugural event will include:
- Safe operation and proper use of access equipment and fall protection in the context of ANSI Standards;
- Clarification of the responsibilities and expectations for access equipment training as outlined by ANSI Standards;
- The need for an improved level of consistent and high-quality training in access equipment education;
- Guidance on the successful implementation of operator training programs; and
- Resources for evaluating existing operator training programs.
Featured presentations and panel discussions will be led by some of the industry’s leading authorities on aerial work platform safety.
The powered access focused agenda includes:
- Leading Through Innovative Safety Technology Jim Dorris, United Rentals
- Fall Protection: What is the Impact of the Fall Prevention Campaign? William Cochran, OSHA
Aerial Work Platforms: Roundtable Discussion- Online Training Evolution, Opportunities, and Concerns, Plus Familiarization: Is it Making Things Safer or Just Reducing Service Calls?
Moderator: Kurt Southerland, United Rentals
- Aerial Work Platforms: Working at Height Panel Discussion- What does a General Contractor Expect of a Subcontractor? Moderator: Jeff Stachowiak, Sunbelt Rentals
Technology Tools: Near Miss Reporting: The Missing Link of Safety Culture Revolution
Mike Williamsen, Caterpillar Safety Services
Aerial Work Platforms: Safe movement of Equipment on Jobsites
Brad Boehler, Skyjack
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