New ANSI A92 standards for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, which were supposed to go into effect on March 1, have been pushed back. The new effective date is June 1.
NCCCO Foundation has released a new web-based tool to help employers navigate OSHA’s rules
on crane operator qualifications. Who’s Accredited? Directory, is designed to take the
guesswork out of determining whether or not a certification organization’s programs are
It provides a direct link to the accredited certification maintained by the two bodies that OSHA
recognizes- ANSI and NCCA.
The American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) updated A92.20/22/24 standards go into effect this December. Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs) will now become known exclusively as Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, or MEWPs. MEWPs will be classified as Groups A and B and Types 1, 2, or 3. Type is determined by how MEWPs are driven to, from, and around job sites.
SEAA, which is a member of the Skilled Trades Coalition, recently attended the second formal meeting of the newly established group. The organization’s members include the American Welding Society, American Institute of Steel Construction, and more than a dozen others.