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SAIA Publishes Revised Plank and Platform Inspection Guidelines

The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) Plank & Platform Council has revised the SAIA Plank & Platform Inspection Guidelines.  This updated document is part of the complimentary safety downloads available to the scaffold and access industry to use as a resource to assist in creating processing for inspecting plank & platforms.

The Plank & Platform Inspection Guidelines document is a thorough training tool for education on scaffold planks and platforms of a variety of materials.  Included in the scope of this document are identification tips, descriptions of common damage, visual inspection guidance, and care and handling recommendations. 

Download the Plank & Platform Inspection Guidelines at  .

Many other safety downloads are available at or contact SAIA headquarters at 816.595.4860 or by e-mail at for more information.


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