Wow - Really? I Didn't Know That!
Friday, April 29, 2016
By Tanya Weger, Madison Window Cleaning
Have you ever heard the saying, “How do you know what you don’t know”? Well, I’m hoping this article will help you “get in the know”. IWCA has some wonderful members only benefits. Most of these benefits are completely F R E E! Various IWCA Committees are hard at work to create and bring more value added benefits as we speak. I’d like to make sure you’re aware of, and take full advantage of, these benefits now and in the future.
Make sure to visit www.iwca.org. Once you log in, click on the Members Only tab.
· Monthly Podcasts
o Exclusive Business Development podcasts created specifically for professionals in the window cleaning industry presented by Jennifer VanAlstine with BreakForth Business Services.
· 47 Downloadable Documents
o Everything from Fall Protection Safety to Employee Handbooks. Many helpful items pertaining to in the field operations to administrative function.
· 9 Downloadable Safety Training Series
o Helpful outlines that team safety leaders will be able to use for in-house training for company employees
· Past Convention Presentations
o You can view and refresh yourself on those great sessions you attended or perhaps the one’s you didn’t have the opportunity to attend.
· Facebook and LinkedIn
o Stay connected! Like and follow for important updates, industry related information, upcoming events.
· Member Value Program
o Membership benefit that offers valuable discounts and special offers on the products and services that companies from all facets of the window cleaning industry use every day.
· Improved website and learning portal
o Easier to navigate with enhanced user capabilities helping you have a one stop shop to all your needs safety and member related needs as well as learning management software capable of keeping track of your employees training that they have taken through IWCA
· Online e-Learning Course (Offered at a reduced fee exclusive to IWCA Members)
o Having a hard time making sure every employee gets the basic safety training they need? This course is the answer. This training session will satisfy all introductory and refresher training that every window cleaner needs to perform their job effectively and safely. Certificates of Completion issued as proof of training to all participants that successfully complete and pass the course.
· Toolbox Tuesdays
o 52 Consecutive weekly toolbox talks released every Tuesday that you can download and conduct with your team weekly to enhance workplace safety, training and awareness. Doing this consistently will really drive home your company culture of “Safety First”.
While this is not everything, it is some of the core things that really add value to being an IWCA member. We hope now that you know these benefits are out there, waiting for you to take full advantage of them, you will use them to help drive your organization to the next level!