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Effective Date for the A92 Suite of Standards Extended to June 1, 2020

The effective date for the new ANSI/SAIA A92 Suite of Standards – originally scheduled for December 2019 – has been extended to June 1, 2020. 
 
 
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DeAnna Martin, Executive Director
Scaffold & Access Industry Association
816.595.4831 | deanna@saiaonline.org
 
Effective Date for the A92 Suite of Standards Extended to June 1, 2020
 
The effective date for the new ANSI/SAIA A92 Suite of Standards – originally scheduled for December 2019 – has been extended to June 1, 2020. The complete suite of standards includes:
  • ANSI/SAIA A92.20 – 2018 | Design, Calculations, Safety Requirements, and Test Methods for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)  
  • ANSI/SAIA A92.22 – 2018 | Safe Use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)
  • ANSI/SAIA A92.24 – 2018 | Training Requirements for the Use, Operation, Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)  
A decision by the ANSI Board of Standards Review (BSR) regarding appeals submitted on ANSI/SAIA A92.20 and A92.22 resulted in a limited revision on language that violated the ANSI Commercial Terms Policy. The limited revisions were balloted and approved by the ASC A92 Main Committee. After the close of the ballot, the unresolved objectors were notified of their right to appeal. Two of those unresolved objectors have requested hearings because their complaints were unable to be resolved informally. We are in the process of confirming the appeal panel members for these hearings. Once the hearing takes place, the appeal panel with have 30-days to render their decision.
 
 
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 and 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 and A11 standards. For more information, call 816 595.4860 or visit us at www.saiaonline.org.
 
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