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12/10/2013 - Revised Plank & Platform Guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laurie Weber, Executive Director
Scaffold & Access Industry Association

(816) 595.4860

Revised Plank & Platform Guidelines

Kansas City, Mo. - The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) Plank & Platform council revised the SAIA Plank & Platform Inspection Guidelines.  This updated document is part of the complimentary safety downloads available to the scaffold & access industry to use as a resource to assist in creating processing for inspecting plank & platforms. 

The Plank & Platform Inspection Guidelines document is a thorough training tool for education on scaffold planks and platforms of a variety of materials.  Included in the scope of this document are identification tips, descriptions of common damage, visual inspection guidance, and care & handling recommendations. 

Download the Plank & Platform Inspection Guidelines at  http://www.saiaonline.org/userfiles/file/Plank%20%26%20Platform%20Inspection%20Guidelines.pdf  .

Many other safety downloads are available at http://www.saiaonline.org/FreeTips or contact SAIA headquarters at 816.595.4860 or by e-mail at info@scaffold.org for more information.

About the SAIA

The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) is a non-profit trade 501(c)(6) association committed to raising the standards of professionalism within the scaffold and access industry. The SAIA 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 SAIA promotes safety, training and a highly professional, responsible image of the scaffold and access professional. The SAIA 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 SAIA is also the secretariat for the American National Standard Institute, ASC A92 standards. For more information, call (816) 595.4860 or visit us at www.saiaonline.org.

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