Details Now Available for October's SAF-T Conference

Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Lift and Access, Crane Hot Line, and Industrial Lift and Hoist, reveals the lineup of presentations and speakers for the second annual SAF-T Conference. The one-day event will take place Oct. 7 at the Sheraton at BWI Airport in Baltimore, Md.

Agenda Topics and Speakers

8:30 Welcome

8:40 The Real Value of Safety

Presenter: Mark Monson, president and owner of M2 Safety Solutions

9:30 How Owners/Dealers and Users Can Work Together to Meet Their Individual
Responsibilities Under A92 plus Q&A

Presenter: Tony Groat, executive vice president of AWPT, Inc.

10:45 Break

11:00 Common Mistakes That Can Get Operators Hurt on an AWP plus Q&A

Presenter: Jeff Stachowiak, national safety director for Sunbelt Rentals

11:45 Lunch (Working)

Fall Protection Options and Issues

Presenter: Jim Ciandella, fall protection specialist for Sperian Protection

12:30 Outside Demonstration

Miller Fall Protection

AWPT Boom Lift Catapult Demo

1:00 Bilingual Issues for AWP Suppliers

Presenter: Dave Baxter, director of marketing, aftermarket products
and services for JLG Industries

1:45 How Maintenance Relates to Safety

Presenter: Gary Riley, president of Aerial Platform & Telehandler
Training & Consulting

2:30 Break

2:45 Trailer Loading and Unloading Safety Tips plus Q&A

Presenter: Jeff Stachowiak, national safety director for Sunbelt Rentals

3:30 How to Select and Groom a Good Trainer

Presenter: Rob Vetter, director of training for IVES Training Group

4:15 Closing Remarks and Group Discussion

Sponsors and Registration

Major aerial lift and safety equipment manufacturers and training organizations are generously supporting the SAF-T Conference. These sponsors include:

  • Skyjack Inc.
  • The Haulotte Group
  • JLG Industries
  • Miller Fall Protection
  • IVES Training Group
  • Aerial Work Platform Training Inc.

For more information or to register for the SAF-T Conference, visit


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