Mobile Elevated Work Platform


MISSION

The SAIA Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) Council shall promote Safety Awareness in compliance with ANSI/SAIA A92 standards 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 MEWP Council at Committee Week and the Annual Meeting as a forum to openly discuss issues that impact the MEWP industry, then define initiatives to bring about resolution.
  • Take a leadership role regarding issues facing the industry that will ultimately benefit the entire industry by elevating discussion and awareness.
  • Increase and strengthen the participation within the MEWP Council by actively soliciting participation from all stakeholders, with a focus on users of MEWP 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 MEWP Training and MEWP Fall Protection.

WHAT IS MOBILE ELEVATED WORK PLATFORM EQUIPMENT?

Machine/device intended for moving persons, tools, and material to working positions, consisting of at least a work platform with controls, an extending structure and a chassis.

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

Tony Groat 
International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)


Co-Chair
Open Seat