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SAIA A92.2

1969 Edition, 1969

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vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platforms

Includes all amendments and changes through Change/Amendment , 1969

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Description / Abstract:

Equipment Covered. This standard relates to the following types of vehicle-mounted aerial devices used to elevate personnel to job sites above ground:

(1) Extensible boom platforms.

(2) Aerial ladders.

(3) Articulating boom platforms.

(4) Vertical towers.

(5) A combination of any of the above.

These devices are made of metal, wood, fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP), or other material and are powered or manually operated; whether or not they are capable of rotating about a substantially vertical axis.

Equipment Not Covered. The scope of this standard does not include any matter relating to fire fighting equipment or any matter relating to the vehicles upon which aerial devices are mounted, except in respect to a vehicle being a stable support for the aerial device.

Purpose. The purpose of this standard is to serve as a guide for manufacturers and dealers of aerial devices to achieve the following objectives:

(1) Uniformity in ratings.

(2) Standards of design and manufacture.

(3) Standards for testing and inspections.

(4) Understanding by manufacturers and dealers of their respective responsibilities.

(5) Prevention of personal injuries to users and the public.