[COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS, MARCH 1, 2023] CareerSafe, the premier provider of innovative and affordable online training, has partnered with the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) to advance safety education.
“It’s a partnership made stronger due to our shared values and deep commitment to the OSHA Alliance,” said Sherry Pruitt, Executive Director of CareerSafe. “Both CareerSafe and SAIA revere excellence in education, integrity, and the pursuit of knowledge. By partnering and finding new outreach methods, together we can increase the education and safety of SAIA’s numerous members and industry leaders.”
"As the current SAIA president, I am pleased with the partnership established between CareerSafe and the SAIA,” said Tracy Dutting-Kane, PE, Vice President of Engineering, Layher, Inc. “The shared values of both organizations reflect our dedication towards excellence in education, integrity, and the pursuit of sending our worker's home safe at the end of each day. This initiative, taken to increase education and safety measures among our industry professionals through our OSHA Alliance, is highly commendable. Such partnerships by organizations like ours lead the way for others to follow and work towards shaping a better future with stronger safety initiatives."
The Scaffolding Contractors industry continues to grow an average of 1.6% per year, leading to an expected $4.9bn in 2023 (https://www.ibisworld.com/industry-statistics/market-size/scaffolding-contractors-united-states/). Through this educational partnership, both SAIA and CareerSafe can positively affect new, temporary, and long-term scaffolding professionals across America.
CareerSafe’s industry-tailored training programs provide workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job-related hazards on a job site.
Together, as members of the OSHA Alliance, CareerSafe and SAIA offer industry education, community, and recognized credentials for safety.
About the Scaffold & Access Industry Association
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association is committed to the safety, training and education of industry members. Founded in 1972, SAIA laid the foundation for continued and excellent safety training. From their SAIA annual conference and exposition to regional meetings and industry events, SAIA members advance the professionalism of the scaffolding and access industry through mentoring, networking, and education.
For more information on SAIA, visit saiaonline.org.
Founded in 2003, CareerSafe has set out to address the safety training gap for young workers with the ultimate goal of making jobs safer for workers. From safety and health training to employability skills and cybersecurity awareness, CareerSafe is focused on providing the foundational skills workers need to launch successful careers. The 10-Hour OSHA training courses are just one of the many programs they offer to help students succeed in their chosen career paths.
For more information on CareerSafe, visit careersafeonline.com.