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Scaffold & Access Industry Association & OSHA Alliance

In February 2008, the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced their alliance to provide SAIA's members, and others in the construction industry, with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will focus on reducing safety and health hazards associated with the use of mast climbing scaffolding and aerial lift equipment. In particular, the Alliance will address reducing and preventing exposure to fall and caught-in-between hazards.

Related Documents
Alliance Agreements
Agreement signed Dec. 18, 2013.

SAIA and OSHA Alliance Tip Sheet Videos
Transport Platform Video

SAIA and OSHA Alliance Tools
OSHA eTools and Electronic Products for Compliance Assistance 
Safety & Health Topics

Mast Climber Resources
Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Safety Tips
Portuguese - Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Safety Tips
Spanish - Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Safety Tips
Ground Conditions - Fundamentals of Safe Use
Tying to the Structure - Fundamentals of Safe Use

Transport Platform Resources
Transport Platform (TP) Safety Tips
Portuguese - Transport Platform (TP) Safety Tips
Spanish - Transport Platform (TP) Safety Tips

Rolling Tower/Mobile Scaffold Resources
Rolling Towers/Mobile Scaffold: Inspection, Maintenance, and Use Tip Sheet

Aerial Work Platform Resources
AWP Jobsite Checklist
AWP Prestart Safety Checklist
Preparing an AWP for Transports
Rescue Plans for AWP Use
Selecting and Implementing a Fall Protection System for an AWP
electing the Proper AWP
Safety Devices on AWPs

OSHA has developed a Web page exclusively for the SAIA. This page is a great resource that contains many links that are helpful in your day-to-day business, including eTools, a stand-alone interactive training tool that features a specific topic; links to Safety and Health Topic pages; and Expert Advisors, a resource on best practices on the jobsite, which is updated as new information comes available. Sample topics include: silica and lead exposure, fall protection and confined space protocol. 

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