Aerial Work Platform

MISSION

The SAIA Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Council shall promote Safety Awareness through a more informed access industry.  This council will champion the specific needs and requirements for all its stakeholders including manufacturers, dealers/distributors, owners, employers, users, operators, regulators and educators.

GOALS

  • Utilize the AWP Council at Committee Week and the Annual Meeting as a forum to openly discuss issues that impact the AWP as a whole, then define initiatives to bring about resolution.

  • Pursue a leadership role regarding subjects that will ultimately benefit the entire industry by elevating awareness on elements that have may have been previously sheltered.

  • Strengthen the participation within the AWP Council by actively seeking participation then recruiting membership from all entities, with a focus on users of AWP equipment.

  • Participate in the action items that are reflected in the SAIA-OSHA Alliance, in particular those that are associated with the Best Practices regarding AWP Training and Fall Protection.

WHAT IS AERIAL WORK PLATFORM EQUIPMENT?

A mobile or manually propelled device that has an adjustable position platform, supported from ground level by a structure.

DOWNLOADS & TOOLS

Statement of Best Practices of General Training and Familiarization for Aerial Work Platform Equipment

Statement of Best Practices of Personal Fall Protection Systems for Aerial Work Platform Equipment

Statement of Best Practices of Workplace Risk Assessment and AWP Equipment Selection


Chair

Forrest Hester
Tutus, LLC
fhester@gotutus.com


Co-Chair
Jeffrey Stachowiak
Sunbelt Rentals
jstachowiak@sunbeltrentals.com