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2/11/2011 - OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association Alliance Offer Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:  Laurie Weber, Executive Director
Scaffold Industry Association
laurie@scaffold.org (816) 595.4860

 

OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association Alliance Offer Safety Tips in Spanish

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, the Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Safety Tips and the Transport Platform (TP) Safety Tips are now available in Spanish. 

"This translation addresses an immediate and growing need within the construction industry. Our intention is to continually translate our OSHA alliance products and SIA products in a variety of languages," said Laurie Weber, SIA executive director. 

You may download the Spanish TP Safety Tips by clicking hereand the Spanish MCWP Safety Tips by clicking hereor you may contact SIA headquarters at (816) 595.4860 or by e-mail at info@scaffold.org for more information. 

About the Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Safety Tips
Available in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, the Safety Tips are a tool designed to position personnel, along with their necessary tools and materials, to perform safe work on Mast Climbing equipment. For more information about the OSHA and SIA alliance product, please visit our official alliance page at http://scaffold.org/Content.asp?ID=8

About the Transport Platform (TP) Safety Tips
Available in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, the Safety Tips are tools designed to education users on the correct way to perform work on Transport Platform equipment. For more information on this OSHA and SIA alliance product, please visit our official alliance page at http://scaffold.org/Content.asp?ID=8

About the SIA
The Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) is a non-profit trade 501(c)(6) association committed to raising the standards of professionalism within the scaffold and access industry. The SIA represents all facets of the scaffold & access industry through various councils that include, aerial work platform, construction hoist, fall protection equipment, international, industrial, mast climbing, plank and platform, supported scaffold and suspended scaffold. Through its various programs, the SIA promotes safety, training and a highly professional, responsible image of the scaffold and access industry. The SIA delivers hundreds of safety training programs a year at various locations throughout the world. These programs cover all aspects of scaffold and access safety and equipment use. The SIA is also the secretariat for the American National Standard, SIA ASC A92 standards. For more information, call (816) 595.4860 or visit the official SIA website at www.scaffold.org.

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