Employers, owners and operators are now required to comply with ANSI’s new A92 standards for mobile elevated work platforms (MWEP). NECA's Guide to Aerial Lifts is a jobsite guide designed to assist members in complying with American National Standard Institute (ANSI) MEWP equipment and training requirements. ANSI/SAIA A92.22-2018 Standard for Safe Use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)
addresses the design of new aerial lift equipment and ANSI-SAIA A92.24-2018 Standard for Training Requirements for the Use, Operation, Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)
provides an overview of required training for operators, supervisors and maintenance personnel.
Aerial lifts are so common in the electrical construction industry that a description or definition may not seem warranted. However, to understand applicable regulations and the scope of what is included, it is necessary to review both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and ANSI definitions and descriptions.
The NECA Guide to Aerial Lifts, is specifically designed to assist contractors in understanding and complying with new OSHA and ANSI MEWP equipment and training requirements. Now available for purchase in the NECA Store, this handy jobsite guide is printed on weatherized and tear-proof paper, and perfect for use on the jobsite or for your company's safety training.
NOTE: This resource kit
includes a PowerPoint presentation, a digital version of the guide and additional appendix resources.