American National Standards Institutes standards: ANSI/SIA A, ANSI/ SIA A,. ANSI/SIA A, ANSI/SIA A Additional Information. OSHA has a . 11 Sep ANSI/SAI A, Self Propelled Elevating Work Platforms. Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platforms (ANSI/SIA. ANSI/SIA Standards: ANSI/SIA A Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms ANSI/SIA A Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platform (Includes Scissor type.

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Please first verify your email before subscribing to alerts. There are four general classes of AWPs:. They are designed to provide freedom of movement for the worker.

Aerial Work Platform Compliance Standards for Fall Protection – Grainger Safety Record

OSHA is the federal regulatory agency enforcing compliance. Platforms are adjustable by manual or powered means and shall not be occupied when moved horizontally. Please first log in with a verified email before subscribing to alerts. If the document is revised or amended, you will be notified by email. When working at heights, dropped tools can pose significant safety…. Examples of AWPs include boom lifts including vehicle mountedpower towers, cherry or qnsi pickers, and bucket trucks.

Fall Protection for Ssia Work Platforms. Personal fall arrest annsi must be rigged so that an employee cannot free fall more than six feet or allow the worker to come in contact with a lower surface.

Some self-retracting lifelines are not designed to have the anchorage point below the connection point on the wearer. The guardrail provides fall protection— additional personal fall protection equipment is not required unless any component of the guardrail is not in place.

The information contained in this publication is intended for general information purposes only and is based on information available as of the initial date of publication. Proceed to Checkout Continue Shopping. AWPs are manual or powered equipment used to xnsi access for anai or equipment at elevations above the ground.

This standard applies to manually propelled, integral chassis aerial platforms having a platform that cannot be positioned completely beyond the base and are used to position personnel, along with their necessary tools and materials, at work locations.

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There are several fall clearance calculators that can be used to determine the safe fall distance. Sign Up For Safety Receive our free e-mail newsletters that are packed with insights and tips from safety experts. The following type of fall protection equipment can be used for fall restraint: This document addresses the unique fall protection requirements for AWPs.

Can the AWP guardrails be used as an anchorage point? Need more than one copy? We have no amendments or corrections for this standard.

The selected self-retracted lifeline qnsi be one that the manufacturer has approved for use with the specific AWP equipment. Fall protection is an important issue for those who use aerial work platforms AWPs. Secretariats form committees that develop and maintain the standard sensure that the process of revision is timely and in accordance with ANSI procedures, and publish the final products. Only fall protection for boom-supported aerial lifts Class I and III is directly addressed by these regulations.

Can I use a body belt on an aerial work platform? Already Subscribed to this document. View all Quick Tips Technical Resources at www.

Find even more information you can use to help make informed decisions about the regulatory issues you face in your workplace every day. The guardrail provides fall protection—additional personal fall protection equipment is not required unless any component of the guardrail is not in place. Can any self-retracting lifeline be used with AWP equipment? For fall distances greater than two feet, a full body harness must be used as part of a fall arrest system.

The issue facing users is determining the appropriate fall protection system or systems to use. Yes, as long as the body belt is used as part of a restraint system and the worker cannot fall more than two feet [ 29 CFR Your Alert Profile lists the documents that will be monitored. This publication is not a substitute for review of the current applicable government regulations and standards specific to your location and business activity, and should not be construed as legal advice or opinion.

Fall protection would be required if the guardrail does not meet OSHA specifications or if the worker leaves the safety of the work platform, typically leaning over the railing and placing their center of balance beyond the guardrail. Stay safe on aerial work platforms.

OSHA and ANSI Aerial Work Platform Standards

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