July SEAA Connector News
From Left: Alan Sears, SEAA Awards Committee Chair; Tim Eldridge, SEAA Craft Training Specialist; Ronnie Ranson, CSE Inc President; Dave Schulz, SEAA Board President; Tom Underhill, SEAA ED
The Steel Erectors Association of America announces that CSE Inc., which provides erecting, rigging, crane, and industrial contracting services from its Madison Heights, Va., headquarters, was selected to receive the 2018 SEAA Craft Training Grant.
The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) is a proud Partner of OSHA’s national Safe + Sound Campaign. The Safe + Sound Campaign encourages every workplace in the U.S. to have a safety and health program, a proactive approach to identifying and managing workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness.
The Steel Erectors Association of America has joined other industry stakeholders in publicly supporting seven policy recommendations to make the United States the world leader in workforce development.
RT 335, issued this month, tackles the topic: “Restoring the Dignity of Work: Transforming the U.S. Workforce Development System into a World Leader.” This advocacy document is meant to educate local, state, and federal legislators on why reforming our workforce system is critical. It outlines seven policies that can be implemented in less than three years that will positively impact workforce development.
The American National Standards Institute approved in early July the publication of a new standard to address the need for dropped object prevention and tool tethering. ANSI/ISEA 121-2018: American National Standard for Dropped Object Prevention Solutions was developed by safety equipment manufacturers working with the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA).
From Left: Chris Legnon, Secretary; Greg Phillips, Treasurer; Carrie Gulajan, Vice President, Associate Member; Dave Schulz, President; Geoff Kress, Vice President, Industry Member
Four new officers were elected to the Steel Erectors Association of America’s Board of Directors during the July Board Meeting held in Orlando, Fla.