2013 SAF-T Conference
Nashville, Tenn. – July 24, 2013
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.
8:30 a.m. —Opening Session
Safety through Innovation and Technology
Jim Dorris, United Rentals
9:15 a.m. —Fall Protection
What is the Impact of the Fall Prevention Campaign?
William Cochran, OSHA
10:30 a.m. —Break
10:45 a.m. —Aerial Work Platforms
Online Training Evolution, Opportunities, and Concerns, Plus Familiarization: Is it Making Things Safer or Just Reducing Service Calls?
Roundtable Moderated by United Rentals
12:00 p.m. —Lunch Break
12:45 p.m. —Aerial Work Platforms
Working at Height: A Contractor’s Perspective
Roundtable Moderated by Jeff Stachowiak, Sunbelt Rentals
2:15 p.m.—Technology Tools
Near-Miss Reporting: The Missing Link of the Safety Culture Revolution
Mike Wiliamsen, Caterpillar Safety Services
3:15 p.m.—Aerial Work Platforms
Safe Movement of Equipment on Jobsites
Brad Boehler, Skyjack
Learn more about all of the events taking place at the SAIA 2013 annual Convention and Exposition. Register to attend, SAF-T Conference registration is available by selecting ‘Wednesday Only’ admission from registration options.
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2013 SAF-T Webinar Schedule – To Be Announced
New to the SAF-T Conference? Videos of the previous SAF-T Conference webinar presentations are located on the past events page or on the Maximum Capacity Media YouTube channel, youtube.com/maxcapmedia. Be sure to check back for the 2013 webinar schedule.
SAF-T Conference presentations are hosted by Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Lift and Access magazine. Lift and Access features up-to-date news and commentary for owners and operators of aerial, crane, and forklift equipment. Visit LiftandAccess.com for daily news or to view digital issues of Lift and Access magazine