All Safety & training Articles

SAIA to host training during annual event
The SAIA will host four different training opportunities for those attending the Annual Convention & Exposition this year
ANSI updates for self-retracting devices
Major self-retracting device changes coming in 2023 for personal fall arrest and rescue systems
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
Access equipment transport: What are the key safety and logistical risks?
Environmental impact, operator safety and load configuration are all key considerations for the industry
Serious Labs targets truck drivers
Provider of virtual reality simulators for access and heavy equipment piloting a new Commercial Vehicle VR training simulator
Dates set for 2022 ASC A92 meeting
Registration is now open for annual ASC A92 Main Committee meeting to be held Oct. 17-19 in Kansas City
Easy Lift hosts Rothlehner training event
Team from Rothlehner Arbeitsbühnen familiarised with new RA24 spider lift
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.
OverWatch secondary guarding introduced to UK
Australia-based EQSS will see its unique system trialled by UK contractors this year
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
Serious Labs signs up distributor in Australia
JBHXR will distribute and provide training on Serious Labs’ virtual reality MEWP training Simulator 
New working at height guidance from IPAF
How to reduce likely risks when using MEWPS in public areas and near roads
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