Save the Date for SEAA’s 48th Annual Trade Show and Convention
SEAA will hold its 48th Annual Convention & Trade Show in Orlando, Fla., April 28-30, 2021. Convention will kick off with the popular Welcome Reception & Trade Show. SEAA’s Trade Show offers erector and fabricator companies a chance to see the latest products, services and innovations they need for safer, more productive work sites. Exhibitors are encouraged to reserve booths early as space is limited.More
Find out how SEAA can help you implement Ironworker Craft Training
Join SEAA in Tampa, Fla., on January 21 for a Meet and Greet reception following the Board of Directors meeting. The reception provides members and non-members an opportunity to get to know other steel erection contractors in the area and learn more about how SEAA supports its members through advocacy, best practices, and shared resources. At the event, you can find out how the association can help you implement ironworker craft training through the SEAA/NCCER Craft Training Program.RSVP for the reception online.
SEAA Featured inBusiness View Magazine
Geoff Kress, President of SEAA, and Tom Underhill, SEAA’s Executive Director were interviewed forBusiness View Magazine’sOctober issue. The feature highlights the association’s accomplishments and plans for the future.Business View Magazineis a national publication distributed to more than 840,000 business executives, entrepreneurs, and small business owners.
NCCER’s new Find a Center training map lets craft trainees and entry-level workers search over 3,300 locations open to the public. Users can filter by location and specific crafts, such as welding, pipefitting or carpentry, to find training in their area.More
New Study, Planning Tool Identifies Risk Mitigation for Coronavirus in Construction
Reduce Spread of Coronavirus in Construction with While the world continues to wait for a vaccine for COVID-19, employers will need to remain up to date and vigilant on safety protocols on the jobsite, especially as we head into the winter months.
A study, published on October 29, 2020, by the University of Texas at Austin, found a connection between construction sites that did not have COVID-19 restrictions in place, and higher hospitalization rates in surrounding areas. The study, based on residents in the Austin-Round Rock metro area, discovered that the risk of coronavirus hospitalization in the construction industry is five times more than other occupations.More
Member Spotlight: Gardner-Watson Decking & Gardner-Watson Studs
This month’s SEAA Member Spotlight is Gardner-Watson Decking and sister company Gardner-Watson Studs. The two companies are currently working on a 3.8 million square foot Amazon facility located in Wilmington, Del. Previously, GW Deck has completed work at the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL and at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios.More
Ejected from Bucket Truck Training Video
Tech Safety Lines, Carrollton, Texas, has released training videos to help organizations navigate new ANSI A92 standards for MEWPs. Viewthis videoto see how a worker can self-rescue after being ejected while working from height.
Williams Cranes Helps Transform I-66
Williams Construction Services, Manassas, Va., provided 13 cranes to erect girders on eight bridges as part of Virginia’s DOT and I-66 Express Mobility Partner’s “Transform 66 Outside the Beltway” project. The project seeks to add express lanes to a 22.5-mile stretch of I-66 from I-495 in Falls Church to Route 29 in Gainesville.More
Cooper Steel Celebrates 60 Years
Simpson Strong-Tie, Pleasanton, Calif., has made a donation to the American Red Cross to assist in relief response and recovery efforts. Since August 15, 2020, more than a million acres of land has burned leaving approximately 100,000 people displaced.More.