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11/9/2009 - ASC A92 Aerial Platforms Cmte Annual Meeting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laurie Weber, Executive Director
Scaffold Industry Association
laurie@scaffold.org (816) 595.4860
 
SCAFFOLD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION HOST ASC A92 AERIAL PLATFORMS COMMITTEE ANNUAL MEETING
  
The ASC A92 Aerial Platforms Committee held its annual meeting Oct. 25-27 at Harrah's Las Vegas with record-setting attendance of more than 90 attendees.
 
The committee celebrated its two major accomplishments from this past year, the revision of the standard, ANSI/SIA A92.2 for Vehicle-Mounted and Rotating Aerial Devices and the approval of the new standard, ANSI/SIA A92.10 for Transport Platforms.
 
In addition, the committee also welcomed the new members to the committee:

Ø      Main Committee: Caterpillar, Steven Brown; NES Rentals, Teresa Kee; Eric A. Schmidt, PE, Eric Schmidt
Ø      A92.2 Subcommittee:  U.S. Technics Company, Daniel Pohly; Altec HiLine LLC, Eric Lumberg; Progress Energy, Carolina, David Benson
Ø      A92.3 Subcommittee: American Rental Association, Carla Brozick; United Rentals, Thomas Hilmer 
Ø      A92.5 Subcommittee: American Rental Association, Carla Brozick; Caterpillar, Steven Brown; Helac Corporation, Carl Kishline; IVES Training Group, Robert Vetter; NES Rentals, Teresa Kee; Sunbelt Rentals, Jeff Stachowiak; United Rentals, Thomas Hilmer 
Ø      A92.6 Subcommittee: American Rental Association, Carla Brozick; Caterpillar, Steven Brown IVES Training Group, Robert Vetter; NES Rentals, Teresa Kee; United Rentals, Thomas Hilmer
Ø      A92.7 Subcommittee: U.S. Technics Company, Daniel Pohly; Blazing Technologies, Donald Blasdell
Ø      A92.8 Subcommittee: Terex-Hydraplatforms, Nicholas Tomlinson
Ø      A92.9 Subcommittee: EZ Scaffold, James Hinton
 
The committee also announced the new A92.2 Subcommittee Chairman Joshua Chard, who is replacing long-served chairman Gary McAlexander. Thank you, Gary, for your time, service and dedication to the subcommittee and welcome aboard Joshua!
 
The committee will hold its next annual meeting in October 2010 in Las Vegas.
 
The SIA serves as Secretariat for the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee A92 for Aerial Work Platforms. Please contact A92 Secretariat, Emily Bannwarth, at (816) 595-4860 or emily@scaffold.org for more information about the committee or the A92 series of standards. 
 
About the SIA
The Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) is a non-profit trade 501(c)(6) association committed to raising the standards of professionalism within the scaffold and access industry. The SIA represents all facets of the scaffold & access industry through various councils that include, aerial work platform, construction hoist, fall protection equipment, international, industrial, mast climbing, plank and platform, supported scaffold and suspended scaffold. Through its various programs, the SIA promotes safety, training and a highly professional, responsible image of the scaffold and access professional. The SIA delivers hundreds of safety training programs a year at various locations throughout the world. These programs cover all aspects of scaffold and access safety and equipment use. The SIA is also the secretariat for the American National Standard, ASC A92 standards. For more information, call (816) 595.4860 or visit them at www.scaffold.org.
 
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