Maximum Capacity Media Confirms Agenda for SAF-T Conference

Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Lift and Access and Crane Hot Line magazines, reports it has finalized the agenda for the SAF-T Conference, which will be held Friday, July 20 at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach Hotel, Long Beach, Calif. The one-day event immediately follows the Scaffold Industry Association's 35th Annual Conference.

Agenda Topics and Speakers

8:30 a.m. Introduction


8:40 a.m. Key-Note Address
Intra-Industry Cooperation: The Key to Long-Term Success

Presented by Bruce Wilkinson, CSP


9:30 a.m. Recap of A92.5 and Review the A92.6 Standards

Presented by Tony Groat, AWPT


10:20 a.m. The Role of Fall Protection PPE in Aerial Lift Devices

Presented by Joe Feldstein, MSA Fall Protection


11:10 a.m. Fall Protection Discussion Panel


11:50 a.m. Telehandlers and Work Platform Requirements of B56.6

Presented by Dave Baxter, JLG Industries


1:00 p.m. Innovation in Training (New interactive operator training system)

Presented by Kelly Morstad, 3d Interactive, Inc.


1:30 p.m. The Real Costs of Failing to Train

Presented by Mark Monson, M2 Safety Solutions


2:25 p.m. Trainer and Operator Training Discussion Panel


3:10 p.m. Product Selection and How If Affects Safety

Presented by Brad Boehler, Skyjack, and Gary Riley, Midwest Aerials


3:50 p.m. Litigation 101: Lawsuits for Dummies

Presented by Todd Peterson of Dryden, Margoles, Schimaneck & Wertz


4:30 p.m. Summary of Event and Q&A

For complete details of the program, go to

Operator and Instructor Training

Prior to the SAF-T Conference on July 18-19, Skyjack will be offering AWPT certified instructor and operator courses for scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts. Skyjack's Operator Safety Program, held in conjunction with AWPT and IPAF, exceeds ANSI, CSA, and ISO standards. Space is limited and available on a first come-first serve basis. To pre-register, contact Matt Rahn or Larry Nancarrow at 800-265-2738 or


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

  • Skyjack (Platinum)
  • JLG Industries (Gold)
  • AWPT, Inc. (Silver)
  • Genie Industries (Silver)
  • The Haulotte Group (Silver)
  • Snorkel (Silver)
  • Sunbelt Rentals (Silver)
  • Bil-Jax (Bronze)
  • Custom Equipment (Bronze)
  • UpRight (Bronze)

For more information or to register, go to