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Scaffold & Access (SA) Magazine debuted in January 2000 and is the official publication of the Scaffold and Access Industry Association (SAIA). Developed to extend SAIA’s knowledge to the industry as a whole, SA acts as the voice for the Association and is the preeminent resource of news and trends impacting scaffold and access businesses and professionals. SA educates its readership on safety regulations/standards, better business practices, innovations in the field, trends in the marketplace, training opportunities, new products & services.  If you have a story idea for SA, contact editor Cathee Phillips at

Complementing the six yearly editions of SA Magazine is the annual Membership Directory.  The Directory will be available in late August and will contain a complete listing of SAIA member companies that manufacture, sell, rent, erect or service products/equipment used in the scaffold & access industry. Make sure your membership is current so that you can be included in this annual publication! Contact Brandi Murr at to join today.

Want to know even more news? SAIA has got you covered with SA Connection, a bi-monthly digital e-newsletter.  SA Connection elaborates further on relevant topics impacting the scaffold and access industries and the Association. Come across something you think SA Connection ought to include? Contact editor Cathee Phillips at

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  • Contact

To Subscribe to Scaffold & Access Magazine:

Individual issues of Scaffold & Access are $14.99 per issue. An annual subscription is $85. To subscribe, click here or call 816.595.4860.

SAIA members receive a complimentary subscription with membership. To purchase additional subscriptions at $45 each, click here or call 816.595.4860.





SAIA Membership Directory 

If there’s one publication you don’t want to miss, it is the Annual Membership Directory! The Directory will be available in late August and lists member companies in a variety of categories.

Readers refer to this resource tool throughout the year, so your advertising dollars go even further.  See the 2016 media kit for rates and deadlines.


To advertise: To be included:
Kelly Coleman Brandi Fox
Advertising Sales Membership
816-595-4851 (816) 595-4833

To Order Reprints

Distributing reprints of an article or advertisement in SA magazine that showcases your product or service is an excellent way to maximize your exposure in the marketplace. Reprints are inexpensive as promotional vehicles, and you can use them as sales tools, direct-mail pieces and at trade events. We can customize your order to include the cover of the magazine issue in which your article or advertisement appeared, add your company logo and include any other marketing information you would like.

Our reprint service offers high quality and fast turnaround on custom orders.

For more information or to place an order, contact Kelly Coleman at or 816-595-4851.

Read the Current Issue

Click here to read the current issues of SA Magazine.

Each issue of Scaffold & Access magazine contains features on scaffold & access projects within the United States and throughout the world, as well as bonus articles on critical industry topics. In addition, the magazine has regular departments on technical issues, litigation concerns, industry briefs, new product offerings, association updates, the views of SAIA committee members, general industry reports and more!

Archive of Past Issues

Members of the association can easily locate articles on a variety of topics pertaining to the scaffold and access industry by visiting our archive of past issues.

SAIA members or SA Magazine subscribers can access digital back issues here.

Cathee Johnson Phillips / Editor - SA Magazine

Cathee Johnson Phillips serves as editor of the SA Magazine. She holds a master's degree in leadership and a bachelor's degree with majors in English and Spanish and a minor in mass communication. She began work in the printing and publishing industry at the age of 20, when she set type on a Justowriter, an automatic tape-operated composing machine, and used an Exacto knife and hot wax to layout ads.

Her career includes running a small printing and publishing business for 24 years, working as director of public relations at a small, private college, and serving as executive director of nonprofit organizations. She has published two books and is an accomplished freelance writer with several magazine publications.

She has four children and five lively, lovely grandsons that keep her young at heart.


Kelly Coleman / Director of Marketing and Sales - SA Magazine

Kelly Coleman is the Director of Marketing and Sales for SA Magazine. Coleman has a degree in Journalism/Advertising with a minor in English from San Diego State University. She has been in the publishing biz since right after the invention of the modern press. Coleman enjoys the variety of tasks that come with association work. She has extensive experience in advertising sales, circulation management, marketing campaign creation and event planning. According to Coleman, the SAIA staff is super-dedicated and fun to work with.

She lives in a suburb of Kansas City with her husband, teenage daughter and teenage son. She is an avid watcher of youth sports, dedicated community volunteer, fan of the Royals and occasional camper.

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