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  • Revision:2009 Edition, October 13, 2009
  • Published Date:January 2014
  • Status:Active, Most Current
  • Document Language:English
  • Published By:Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA)
  • Page Count:61
  • ANSI Approved:Yes
  • DoD Adopted:No

  • This standard applies to Transport Platforms that are primarilyused as a tool of the trade to vertically transport authorizedpersons, along with materials and necessary tools. to variousaccess levels on a building or structure for construction,renovation, maintenance or other types of work. (See Figure I andFigure II on the following pages for typical examples of equipmentcovered). Some of the key requirements of this standard include,but are not limited to the following:

    a) Only authorized persons as defined bythis Standard arepermitted to be on the Transort Platform. The authoiized personsshall have the necessary knowledge or experience or shall havereceived training prior to being on the Transport Platform. As aminimum, the training for Transport Platforms shall be the same astraining requirements for scaffolds as set out in OSHA-CFR SubpartL, Scaffolds -1926.454 -Training Requirements.' (end ofdocument)

    b) the maximum number of authorized persons permitted on theplatform shall be limited to the number equaling no more than 50%of the platform rated load capacity at 200 lbs per person

    c) the maximum vertical travel speed of the Transport Platformshall not exceed 40 ft/mm (12 rn/mm)

    d) the Transport Platform shall operate at a safe minimum traveldistance of 18 in. (0.46 m) from the building or structure

    e) the Transport Platform shall be operated from controlslocated on the platform by an authorized person trained by acompetent person