FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laurie Weber, Executive Director
Scaffold & Access Industry Association
SAIA Announces 2013 ASC A92 Annual Meeting
Kansas City, Mo. – The Scaffold & Access Industry Association announces the 2013 ASC A92 Aerial Platforms Annual Meeting will be held in Las Vegas, NV at the Flamingo Casino October 27 – 30, 2013.
The meeting is open to the public that have interest in the standards activities that establish consensus rules, guidelines or characteristics for activities or their results in the aerial platforms industry. Consensus (industry) standards are voluntarily used by manufactures, dealers, owners, users and operators of aerial platforms. The purpose of the standards is the prevention of accidents and injuries, as well as, establishing criteria for the manufacturers. The standards also aid the manufacturers, dealers, owners, users and operators of the platforms to understand their various responsibilities.
The A92 consensus body was created to develop safety guidelines for the design, construction, testing, maintenance, inspection, training, use and operation of elevating and rotating aerial devices, work platforms and vertical devices primarily used to position personnel.
Please visit www.saiaonline.org/ansimeeting to answer any questions you may have, download the agenda and register for the meeting. For more information how you or your company can get involved in the A92 committees please contact A92 Secretary, DeAnna Martin at 816.595.4860 or by email 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, shoring, 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 thousands 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 us at www.saiaonline.org.