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

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The issue facing users anis determining the appropriate fall protection system or systems to use. Want to make a difference in your company? Personal fall arrest systems 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.

However, this system siw freedom of movement wnsi the worker. We have no amendments or corrections for this standard. You may delete a document from your Alert Profile at any time. There are four general classes of AWPs:. Determining the correct fall protection system should be based on a risk assessment and evaluated by a competent person as defined in 29 CFR The fall arrest system referred to in the question included a 6-foot lanyard with shock absorber and full-body harness.


AWPs are manual or powered equipment used to provide access for people or equipment at elevations above the ground. Personal fall protection equipment may be required based on platform area and additional considerations. Amsi first log in with a verified email before subscribing to alerts. Fall protection requirements are mentioned in each of these standards and the table below provides a summary of the fall protection requirements:.

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Fall protection is an important issue for those who use aerial work platforms AWPs. Standards Subscriptions from ANSI provides a money-saving, multi-user solution for accessing standards. Can I use a body belt on an aerial work andi The selected self-retracted lifeline must be one that the manufacturer has approved for use with the specific AWP equipment.

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The guardrail provides fall protection—additional personal fall protection equipment is not required unless any component of the guardrail is not in place. Readers with specific questions should refer to the applicable standards or consult with an attorney.

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qnsi They are designed to provide freedom of movement for the worker. The guardrail provides fall protection— additional personal fall protection equipment is not required unless any component of the guardrail is not in place. Can the AWP guardrails be used as an anchorage point?


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For fall distances greater than two feet, a full body harness must be used as part of a fall arrest system. Learn how to prevent suspension trauma while waiting for rescue…. The specific question was: 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 six construed as legal advice or opinion.

OSHA and ANSI Aerial Work Platform Standards

Platforms are adjustable by manual or powered means and shall not be occupied when moved horizontally. OSHA is the federal regulatory agency enforcing compliance. Only fall protection for boom-supported aerial lifts Class I and III is directly addressed by these regulations.

The following type of fall protection equipment can be used for fall arrest on an AWP: Examples of AWPs include boom lifts including vehicle mountedpower towers, cherry or stock pickers, and bucket trucks. The following type of fall protection equipment can be used for fall restraint: Can any self-retracting lifeline be used with AWP equipment?