FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laurie Weber, Executive Director
Scaffold & Access Industry Association
SAIA ASC A92 Approves Three New Sub-Committees
October 31, 2011, Kansas City − The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) A92 members voted and approved three new sub-committees in Las Vegas at their 2011 Annual Meeting.
A92.20 - Design of manually propelled, self-propelled and boom supported aerial work platforms and under bridge vehicle, mounted inspection work platforms.
A92.22 - Safe use of manually propelled, self-propelled and boom supported aerial work platforms and under bridge vehicle mounted inspection work platforms.
A92.24 – Training to operate, inspect and maintain manually propelled, self-propelled and boom supported aerial work platforms and under bridge vehicle mounted inspection work platforms.
Effective immediately the A92 main committee is accepting applications for individuals to join the new sub-committees.
Brent Hoover, JLG Industries was appointed as the A92.20 chairman, Brad Boehler, Skyjack Inc. was appointed as the A92.22 chairman, and Frank Bonesteel, New York State Department of Transportation was appointed as the A92.24 chairman.
The newly formed sub-committees will begin work in January 2012. All applications considered for sub-committee membership must be received by Monday, November 21, 2011. All applications received by November 21, 2011 will be voted on and approvals announced by December 31, 2011.
Please visit http://www.saiaonline.org/userfiles/file/ANSI%20committee%20application%281%29.pdfto download the application. For more information you may contact SAIA headquarters at (816) 595.4860 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, SAIA ASC A92 standards. For more information, call (816) 595.4860 or visit them at www.saiaonline.org.
About SAIA ASC A92
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association is one of over 220 American National Standard Institute (ANSI)-Accredited Standards Developers that develop American National Standards. The SAIA serves as Secretariat for the A92 – Aerial Platforms series of standards. The SAIA is responsible for adhering to the policies and procedures outlined in the ANSI Essential Requirements, which govern the consensus development process. The ASC A92 Main Committee consists of 71 member companies and organizations who have been appointed based on their technical, safety, and related industrial expertise. The committee meets annually to review current issues, establish policy and procedures relative to the consensus standards, and evaluate the development activities of each subcommittee. For more information, call (816) 595.4860 or visit http://www.saiaonline.org/A92