ARA – AMERICAN RENTAL ASSOCIATION
The American Rental Association (ARA), located in Moline, Ill., is the international nonprofit trade association for equipment rental businesses and manufacturers and suppliers of rental equipment.
Founded in 1955, ARA is the world's leading source for information and research, business resources, education, risk management, government affairs, networking and marketplace opportunities for the equipment rental industry.
ARA supports industry success and growth through products, services, events and administration of affiliated organizations.
TRA – TEXAS RENTAL ASSOCIATION
The Texas Rental Association is a subsidiary of the American Rental Association — the leading source and resource for information on the equipment rental industry.
The Texas Rental Association provides an invaluable level of local support by keeping one informed of important state legislative and regulatory issues, providing local educational opportunities and organizing networking events.
HASC – HOUSTON AREA SAFETY COUNCIL
The mission of the Houston Area Safety Council as an innovative leader is building safe workplaces by improving the quality and integrity of the workforce.
The Houston Area Safety Council, a 501(c)3 corporation, opened its doors in September 1990 with the following original objectives:
- To assess and assure a baseline safety comprehension throughout the workforce,
- To provide 'state-of-the-art' records retention, and
- To provide safety training support for contractors and owners who did not possess in-house capabilities.
ACIT – ASSOCIATION OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY OF TEXAS
ACIT provides member companies with strong legislative and regulatory advocacy and publishes regular updates about issues impacting the chemical industry in Texas. Key regulatory issue areas include:
- Environmental Issues
- Safety and Security
- Energy Issues
TCC – TEXAS CHEMICAL COUNCIL
Texas Chemical Council (TCC) is a statewide trade association of chemical manufacturing facilities in Texas. Currently, 68 member companies produce vital products for our way of life, fulfill educational and quality-of-life needs and provide employment and career opportunities for more than 74,000 Texans at over 200 separate facilities across the state. Their combined economic activity sustains nearly a half-million jobs for Texans.
LCIA – LOUISIANA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIY ALLIANCE
Founded in 1990, the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance (LCIA) is a partnership between plants and suppliers, representing more than 600 members with thousands of employees from Louisiana’s petrochemical industry and related businesses. It is 22 years old and is governed by 12 top supplier/contractor executives and 11 chemical plant managers.
The LCIA promotes the interests of the chemical industry and related businesses by impacting the legislative process, as well as regulatory agencies, to promote a healthy, globally competitive and growing contractor and supplier community.
MATRA – MID-ATLANTIC TENT RENTERS ASSOCIATION
MATRA, Mid-Atlantic Tent Renters Association Inc. was started back in 1987 as a result of a few rental companies and area vendors that desired to build a stronger relationship in the tenting industry. Since then, MATRA has been dedicated to promoting the tent rental industry in the Mid-Atlantic Region and beyond. Their mission is to assist rental company members in education, safety, and product knowledge.
IFAI – INDUSTRIAL FABRICS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL
IFAI is a member-owned, member-driven trade association representing the global industrial fabrics industry. They invest more than $8 million each year to advance the industry and support member companies.
IFAI provides events, publications, education, networking, business resources, industry advocacy and more. They work with members to provide sourcing solutions and referrals throughout the sales and production cycle.
TWIC – Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®)
The Transportation Worker Identification Credential, also known as TWIC®, is required by the Maritime Transportation Security Act for workers who need access to secure areas of the nation’s maritime facilities and vessels. TSA conducts a security threat assessment (background check) to determine a person’s eligibility and issues the credential. U.S. citizens and immigrants in certain immigration categories may apply for the credential. Most mariners licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard also require a credential.
ALLIANCE SAFETY COUNCIL
Alliance Safety Council, formerly Safety Council of the Louisiana Capital Area, is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving safety in the workplace, community, and the home. For over 50 years, they have worked with members to build safer workplaces and communities.
Members receive best-in-class training and superior customer service. Their training courses are delivered at Louisiana centers, on location, online, and through authorized training providers. With top-ranked programs such as COSS, they reach and serve a national audience.
DISA Global Solutions
DISA has been providing innovative workplace safety and compliance services for over 25 years. They are a global provider with a client base of approximately 11,000 client companies around the world. Their services are specifically designed to promote workplace health and safety while utilizing today's most advanced technologies. DISA is highly committed to quality and service excellence and is ISO 9001:2008 certified.
They deliver a broad portfolio of value-added services. Their extensive knowledge and commitment to safety and compliance has positioned them as a leading provider to safety-sensitive employers around the world. Their service portfolio includes drug and alcohol testing, background screening, occupational health screening, transportation compliance, and safety and substance abuse training.
Contractors Safety Council of the Coastal Bend, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit training and education organization located in Corpus Christi, Texas, CSCCB delivers safety training and site-specific job safety orientations to contractors, as well as employees of 11 local Refining and Chemical plants. Roots of the organization are firmly entrenched in the Petro-Chemical and refining Industry. With cutting edge technology, CSCCB also responds to the challenge of other industries by applying its acquired regulatory and compliance expertise in training; this results in reductions in cost while improving the quality of required training and documentation.
The International Safety Training Council is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit training and education organization located in Southeast Texas. With a location in Baytown, Texas and Corporate offices in Nederland, Texas, (just south of Beaumont, Texas) ISTC delivers safety training and site-specific job safety orientations to contractors, as well as the employees of 76 local Refining and Chemical plants. The roots of the organization are firmly entrenched in the highly regulated Petrochemical and Refining industry. With cutting edge technology ISTC also responds to the challenge of other industries by applying their acquired regulatory and compliance expertise in training. The results are reductions in cost while improving the quality of required training and documentation.
The International Safety Training Council is an organization dedicated to providing the highest quality services for our customers in the most cost-effective manner.
Serve our customers and our communities by providing excellence in training and other services in order to promote a safe and secure work environment.