METALCON Launches 10-Part Safety Certificate Program
Newton, MA - METALCON, the metal construction industry's only global event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions, announces its new safety certificate
program in partnership with SafetyWorks, Inc.
METALFOCUS Safety Certificate Program kicks off on Feb. 18. Craig Schaffer, president of SafetyWorks, will lead and teach
the program's series of 10 one-hour virtual safety courses tailored to supervisors, foremen, crews and others in the industry. Schaffer is a Certified Safety Professional with more than 30 years of occupational safety and health experience in
the construction and manufacturing industries, and an authorized instructor for construction OSHA-10 & OSHA-30 courses.
METALFOCUS presents the latest metal safety rules, tools, trends and techniques to avoid costly or potentially fatal accidents beyond traditional OSHA-10 safety training, and address situations unique to metal construction jobsites. Courses focus on increasing
safety, reducing job site risks and lowering the risk of regulatory penalties, and include the following:
Course 1 February 18 OSHA's Steel Erection Standard (29 CFR 1926 Subpart R)
Course 2 February 25 Fall Protection Planning
3 March 4 Hot Work & HW Permits
Course 4 March 12 Rigging Safety Considerations (not a rigging certification
Course 5 March 19 Crane Ops & Lift Planning
Course 6 March 25 Supervisor Safety Responsibilities
Course 7 April 1 Project Safety Planning
Course 8 April 8 Job Safety
Course 9 April 15 Incident Reporting & Investigation
Course 10 April 22
Managing OSHA Inspections
Registration fees begin at $30/class including training materials, with discounts available for multiple class and group registrations. All courses will be available both live, with real-time Q & A, and on-demand. Participants receive a certificate
of completion for each course completed. Those who complete the entire 10-course program will receive special recognition on the METALCON website and at METALCON 2021 in Tampa, Florida on Oct. 6-8.
Click here to register for one or more METALFOCUS courses.
"Metal building construction presents unique safety concerns," says Judy Geller, METALCON's Vice President of Tradeshows. "That's why we've lined up a stellar safety program with one of the best in the industry and will continue to deliver exceptional
programming year-round, and until we meet again in person, for a new and exciting world-class event in Tampa."
METALCON is the largest international event in the metal construction and design industry. Established in 1991, it’s the only annual tradeshow and conference devoted exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction. Contractors, architects, developers, owners, fabricators, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors from more than 50 countries attend each year. Industry experts from 200+ leading companies exhibit the latest products, solutions and game-changing technologies, while sharing their knowledge with attendees. METALCON’S success is based on a dynamic exhibit hall, extensive educational programs and interactive learning opportunities. Produced by PSMJ Resources, Inc., the next METALCON takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 18-20, 2023. For more information, visit www.metalcon.com.