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ANSI A92 Standard Updates Move to Next Step for Approval

Karen M. Scally

The long-awaited proposed ANSI A92 standards, with extensive updates for the MEWP equipment industry, have been submitted to ANSI for approval by the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA), which serves as the secretariat for the standards.

The submission came after an appeal panel unanimously found in favor of the appeal’s respondent, the A92 chairman and secretariat, said DeAnna Martin, SAIA associate director and ANSI liaison. Now, ANSI will conduct a review, Martin said.

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