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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. 

The 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
Course 3       March 4              Hot Work & HW Permits
Course 4       March 12            Rigging Safety Considerations (not a rigging certification class)
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 Analysis (JSA)
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."

About METALCON

Metalcon_logoEstablished in 1991, METALCON is the largest international event in the metal construction industry. Unique in both its service and show management to this growing industry, METALCON is the only annual tradeshow and conference devoted entirely to the application of metal in industrial, institutional, light commercial and residential projects. Its success is based on three key methods of education: exhibits, an extensive conference program and interactive learning. For information, visit www.metalcon.com, or call (800) 537-7765.

METALCON is sponsored by The Metal Construction Association and produced by PSMJ Resources Inc.




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