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UL Announces New Evaluation Service

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has announced its new UL Evaluation Service. With this new service, UL will issue UL Evaluation Reports for building products to streamline market acceptance in a fraction of the time normally required to demonstrate compliance with the family of International Codes. UL Evaluation Reports present an evaluation of products to ICC-ES (International Code Council’s Ev...
   
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IPAF Welcomes New Guidance on AWP Risk Assessment

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) welcomes the Statement of Best Practices for Workplace Risk Assessment and Aerial Work Platform Equipment Selection, which was released last week by the industry organizations ARA (American Rental Association), AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers), SAIA (Scaffold & Access Industr...

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Best Practices for Risk Assessment & AWP Selection

The American Rental Association (ARA), the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), and the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) have joined forces once again to develop a document of best practices regarding workplace risk assessment and selecting the most appropriate aerial wor...

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SGIA Imagers Learn Necessary Tools for Compliance

SGIA Logo MedSGIA’s Workshop, “Hazard Communication and Chemicals: A Roadmap to Compliance,” educated industry attendees January 29-31, 2013 about new changes released to the Hazard Communication Standard of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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IPAF Accident Database: 31 AWP Fatalities in 2012

IPAF AccidentDatabaseThere were thirty-one fatalities worldwide involving mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), also known as aerial work platforms (AWPs), in 2012, according to preliminary results of IPAF’s accident database.

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New Scaffold Mount Work Light with 150 Watt LED Lamp

Larsonelectronics.com has announced the release of a 150 watt LED bracket mount work light designed to allow workers to mount lighting to scaffolds and ladders commonly used in the industrial workplace. The WAL-JH-150LED-120/277V work light with ladder or scaffold mounting bracket is configured to be quickly attached to railings, ladders, and scaffolds, and provid...

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NCCCO Launches Online Certification Verification System

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) launched an online system that allows the credentials of CCO-certified individuals to be instantly verified via the Internet. Access to the new system, known as Verify CCO Online or “VCO,” is through the NCCCO website www.nccco.org or via a special address, www.verif...
   
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IPAF Training Centers Set Record for Training in 2012

PAL cardA total of 112,887 people were trained by IPAF-approved training centers in 2012. This is an increase of 11.3 percent over the 101,457 people trained in 2011. Training available from IPAF-approved centers includes operator courses for which a PAL Card (Powered Access License, or Powered Access Licensed-Registration in North America) is issued, and management courses for which a certificate is issued.

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Fully Portable Generator Powered Light Tower

Larsonelectronics.com announces the release of a high-power light tower designed to provide full portability and standalone operation for applications where an external power source is impractical or unavailable. The WAL-ML-2XM-3G Mini Light Tower with 3000VA Generator provides operators with an easy to deploy po...

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Hingst’s Sign Post Blog: HotMask Polyester Transfer Tapes

Sign Builder Illustrated columnist Jim Hingst writes: To transfer a print and cut heat transfer appliqué from its carrier to the garment you should use a polyester HotMask™ transfer tape. While many shop owners have used paper application tape to transfer printed heat transfer appliques, you are much better off using the right product for the application. The problem that I have with using paper a...
   
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Draper Grommets Stocked in Eight Popular Colors

MetalGrommets AA full line of #12 drapery and curtain grommets that are designed for use with the Rowley® hand tool, bench press, and ClipsShop® setting equipment is being introduced by METALgrommets.com of Dighton, Massachusetts.

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NCCCO Crane Inspector Certification is ANSI Accredited

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee (PCAC) has announced that the scope of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) ANSI accreditation has been expanded to include the CCO Crane Inspector certification program. This means that the CCO Crane Inspector certification program is now accre...
   

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