Equipment Covered. This standard applies toself-propelled integral chassis aerial platforms having a platformthat can be positioned completely beyond the base and are used toposition personnel, along with their necessary tools and materials,at work locations. Aerial platforms are power operated with primaryfunctions, including drive, controlled from the platform. Suchaerial platforms are intended to be occupied when driven.
Purpose. This standard applies to selfpropelledelevating aerial platforms to achieve the following objectives:
(1) Prevention of personal injuries and accidents
(2) Establishment of criteria for design, manufacture,remanufacture, rebuild/recondition, performance, inspection,training, maintenance, testing, and operation
(3) Establishment and understanding by, designers,manufacturers, dealers, owners, users, operators, lessors, lessees,and brokers of their respective responsibilities.