THE SCAFFOLDER
Your Weekly Access to SAIA News, Training, Events & More!
SAFE+SOUND WEEK MAY BE OVER, BUT THE WORK IS JUST STARTING!
Safe+Sound is nearing the end of its annual event, but that doesn't mean you have to stop focusing on safety and health in the workplace. Building and maintaining a successful program is a year-round commitment!

Take a look at how you can continuously work to improve your program in the weeks and months to come:


  • Add your company to the list of supporters

  • Get no-cost, confidential occupational safety and health services


  • Join regional, state, and/or local chapters committed to workplace safety and health


SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR U.S. EXHIBITORS AT 2019 WOC
U.S.-based companies who are exhibiting at 2019 WOC and who are interested in promoting their products and services to international attendees have a free opportunity to get listed in The Export Directory. Companies must meet certain criteria to participate:

  • Products and services must be produced and manufactured in the U.S.

  • Products and services that are produced and manufactured outside the U.S. must contain at least 51 percent U.S. content and be marketed under the name of a U.S. firm

For more information or ask questions, contact Betsy Speer , Associate Exhibitor Services Manager, Global Exhibitions, Informa. To get started, click here . The deadline to apply is November 16, 2018.
DATE SET FOR ASC A92 ANNUAL MEETING, HOST HOTEL SELECTED
The ASC A92 Annual Meeting is being held October 22-24 at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista in Orlando. The SAIA has negotiated a special room rate of $139 per night (excluding taxes). Reservations must be made directly with the hotel by calling 800.423.3297 or online at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/SAIA2018 .

The deadline to make reservations is Monday, October 1. Please mention you are with the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) group.

Click here for more information about the meeting and hotel.
COMPETENT PERSON TRAINING FOR SUSPENDED
Date: September 7, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Associated Scaffolding
Address: 1303 E. Geer St. | Durham, NC 27704
Cost: $300 per person
Contact: Keith Kirkland | 919.215.1931 | keith.kirkland@associated-scaffolding.com
Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: The Mayflower Hotel | SWRI Fall Technical Meeting
Address: 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW | Washington, DC 20036
Cost: $350
Contact: Jackie Brown | 816.595.4843 | jackie@saiaonline.org

Click here to register.
INDUSTRIAL SCAFFOLD TRAINING EXAMS
Exam Level/Hours Required: 1st Year Scaffold Exam/1600 hrs.
Date: August 28-29, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8 a.m.
Location: CLAC Calgary | Calgary Member Centre
Address: 3617 63 Ave. NE | Calgary AB T3J 5K1 | Canada
Cost: $400
Contact: 888.700.7555 | scaffolding@clac.ca

Exam Level/Hours Required: 2nd Year Scaffold Exam/3200 hrs.
Date: September 17-18, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8 a.m.
Location: CLAC Calgary | Calgary Member Centre
Address: 3617 63 Ave. NE | Calgary AB T3J 5K1 | Canada
Cost: $400
Contact: 888.700.7555 | scaffolding@clac.ca

Exam Level/Hours Required: 2nd Year Scaffold Exam/3200 hrs.
Date: August 30-31, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8 a.m.
Location: CLAC Edmonton | Edmonton Member Centre
Address: 14920 118 Ave. | Edmonton AB T5V 1B8 | Canada
Cost: $350
Contact: 888.700.7555 | scaffolding@clac.ca

Exam Level/Hours Required: 3rd Year Scaffold Exam/4800 hrs.
Date: September 5-7, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8 a.m.
Location: CLAC Edmonton | Edmonton Member Centre
Address: 14920 118 Ave. | Edmonton AB T5V 1B8 | Canada
Cost: $400
Contact: 888.700.7555 | scaffolding@clac.ca

Exam Level/Hours Required: 1st Year Scaffold Exam/1600 hrs.
Date: September 24-25, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8 a.m.
Location: CLAC Edmonton | Edmonton Member Centre
Address: 14920 118 Ave. | Edmonton AB T5V 1B8 | Canada
Cost: $300
Contact: 888.700.7555 | scaffolding@clac.ca

Exam Level/Hours Required: 2nd Year Scaffold Exam/3200 hrs.
Date: September 26-27, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8 a.m.
Location: CLAC Edmonton | Edmonton Member Centre
Address: 14920 118 Ave. | Edmonton AB T5V 1B8 | Canada
Cost: $350
Contact: 888.700.7555 | scaffolding@clac.ca

SCAFFOLDING BASIC COMPETENCY
Dates: September 10-14, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8 a.m.
Location: CLAC Edmonton | Edmonton Member Centre
Address: 14920 118 Ave. | Edmonton AB T5V 1B8 | Canada
Cost: $600 (study binder included)
Contact: 888.700.7555 | scaffolding@clac.ca

COMPETENT PERSON TRAINING FOR SUSPENDED
Dates: August 29, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8:45 a.m.
Location: Vertical Access – Calgary
Address: 1145, 8800 Venture Ave. S.E. | Calgary AB | Canada
Cost: $260 per person + GST (payment must be made during course registration prior to the day of the course)
Dates: August 29, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8:45 a.m.
Location: Vertical Access – Edmonton
Address: 7407 67 St. N.W. | Edmonton AB | Canada
Cost: $260 per person + GST (payment must be made during course registration prior to the day of the course)
Dates: September 20, 2018
Time: Classes begin at 8:45 a.m.
Location: Vertical Access – Saskatewan
Address: #10 1622 Ontario Avenue | Saskatoon SK | Canada
Cost: $260 per person + GST (payment must be made during course registration prior to the day of the course)
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