ANSI A92

ANSI A92 MEWP Standards Effective Date Extended to June 1

Date: 26-02-2020 / Author: abrumm

The ANSI A92 Main Committee voted to push back the effective date for the new suite of MEWP standards to June 1, according to DeAnna Martin, executive director and ANSI liaison of the Scaffold & Access Industry Association.

This is the second time the effective date has been delayed since the A92 suite, which include the A92.20 design, A92.22 safe use, and A92.24 training requirements, were submitted to ANSI for publication at the end of 2018. Ongoing appeals have contributed to the delays.

New ANSI A92 MEWP Appeals to Delay Standards Further

Date: 30-01-2020 / Author: abrumm

Two new appeals of the ANSI A92 MEWP standards have jeopardized the March 1 effective date. 

According to DeAnna Martin, executive director and ANSI liaison of the Scaffold & Access Industry Association, which serves as the secretariat for the A92 standards,  two appeal hearings must now be conducted. These two appeals are in addition to the previously filed appeals from the American Rental Association (ARA) and Tutus Solutions. Martin said the committee must also respond to two supplement appeals from those organizations by Feb. 4.

ANSI A92 MEWP Standards Delayed Until 2020

Date: 31-10-2019 / Author: kscally

The effective date for the new ANSI A92 suite of standards for MEWPs has been pushed back until March 1, 2020, members of the A92 Main Committee decided at the 2019 ASC A92 Aerial Work Platforms Annual Meeting, held Oct. 27-30 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The suite, which includes the A92.20 design, A92.22 safe use, and A92.24 training standards, was originally set to go into effect in December, but two appeals, partially approved by ANSI this spring, have resulted in the delays.

Genie Releases New Resources for Safe Use of MEWPS

Date: 29-04-2019 / Author: abrumm

April 29, 2019 – In support of OSHA’s upcoming National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction week, held May 6-10, Genie shared new resources that raise awareness about the safe use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in the aerial access industry.
 

Genie Offers MEWP Supervisor Training for New ANSI Standards

Date: 19-03-2019 / Author: kscally
Genie Lift Pro Supervisor Training

Genie is now offering a new Lift Pro Online training course designed specifically for MEWP supervisors in order to meet the requirements of the new ANSI A92.24 training standards, which go into effect in December.

Terex Utilities to Join Genie

Date: 27-02-2019 / Author: kscally
Genie S-65 XC boom lift

Terex Corporation announced plans for Terex Utilities to join Genie in its Terex AWP business segment, effective immediately.

The company also shared its decision to sell Demag Mobile Cranes to Tadano Ltd., making the announcement as part of its financial results for 2018 with reported net sales of $5.1 billion, an increase of 18% versus net sales of $4.4 billion for the full year 2017.

ANSI A92 Annual Meeting Date, Hotel Set for 2018

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally

The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) announced the ANSI Accredited Standards Developers (ASC) A92 annual meeting will be held Oct. 22-24 at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista in Orlando.

The SAIA serves as the secretariat for the A92 standards.

The association says it has negotiated a special room rate at the host hotel, and reservations can be made here. The deadline for reservations is Oct. 1, and registrants need to mention the SAIA in order to secure the group rate.