SAIA A92.9

SAIA A92.9

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  • Revision:2011 Edition, March 4, 2011
  • Published Date:March 4, 2011
  • Status:Active, Most Current
  • Document Language:English
  • Published By:Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA)
  • Page Count:68
  • ANSI Approved:Yes
  • DoD Adopted:No

  • This standard applies to Mast Climbing Work Platforms that areprimarily used to position personnel, along with their necessarytools and materials, to perform their work. (See Figures 1 and 2 onthe following pages for typical examples of equipment covered.)Platforms may be adjustable by manual or powered means.

    This standard is applicable to work platforms which are elevatedby a drive system and guided by and move along their supportingmasts, where the mast may or may not require lateral restraint fromseparate supporting structures.

    This standard is applicable to any combination of the followingalternatives:

    a) one or more masts.

    b) mast tied or untied.

    c) mast of fixed or variable length.

    d) masts vertical or inclined between 00 and 300 to thevertical.

    e) masts which are standing or hanging.

    f) movable or static base (chassis, or base frame).

    g) manually or power operated elevation.

    h) towed or self powered ground travel on site, excluding roadtraffic regulation requirements.

    i) driven using electric, pneumatic, hydraulic motors orinternal combustion engines.

    This standard identifies the hazards arising during the variousphases in the life of such equipment and describes methods for theelimination or reduction of these hazards and for the use of safeworking practices.