View as Webpage | September 27, 2018
THE SCAFFOLDER
Your Weekly Access to SAIA News, Training, Events & More!
DEADLINE TO BOOK HOTEL FOR A92 MEETING IS OCTOBER 1!
The deadline to make your hotel reservations for the A92 Annual Meeting is Monday, October 1.

Be sure to mention that you are with the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) group in order to receive the discounted 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 A92 Annual Meeting is being held October 22-24 at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista in Orlando. Click here for more information about the meeting and to register.
SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD
RESOURCE UPDATED
The Suspended Scaffold Pre-Operation Inspection Checklist has recently been updated and can be found on the Council page (scroll down to Downloads & Tools) and Resources page for Suspended Powered Scaffolding. You can also download a PDF of the checklist here .
COMPETENT PERSON TRAINING FOR SUSPENDED
Date: October 10, 2018
Time: Class begins at 8 a.m.
Address: 155 Will Drive | Canton, MA 02021
Cost: $350 per person ( includes lunch )
Contact: James Boudreau | jboudreau@brandsafway.com
SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD HAZARD AWARENESS AND OPERATOR SAFETY TRAINING
Dates: October 3, 2018
Time: Class begins at 8:45 a.m.
Address: 1145, 8800 Venture Ave. S.E. | Calgary AB | Canada
Cost: $280 per person + GST
Contact: Adam | adam@verticalaccess.ca

Description:
This course is designed for employees who perform work while on a suspended scaffold. The curriculum covers the suspended and supported systems and emphasizes the safety systems for those workers operating a suspended scaffolding. The course includes hands-on training, basic fall arrest, safe operation of a suspended scaffold, and an introduction to suspended scaffold support systems. The course has a 3-year certification.
 
Participants who complete the course will receive wallet cards provided by the SAIA through Vertical Access Ltd. showing successful completion of the training material.
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