We wanted to make you aware of some recent changes to the ANSI A92 Suite of Standards that impact anyone operating in the underbridge access equipment (2b) category. Type 2, Group B denotes a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) that can be operated from the chassis while the platform is extended, such as snooper trucks and work platforms.

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ANSI A92.22-2018-Safe Use, and ANSI A92.24-2018-Training requirements for the use, operation, inspection, testing and maintenance of MEWPs, require manufacturers, dealers, owners, users, supervisors, operators, occupants, lessors, lessees, and brokers to read and understand the ANSI/SAIA Manual of Responsibilities (MOR A92.22 – A92.24) and their responsibilities before use or operation of MEWP underbridge access equipment Type (2), Group B. The new ANSI A92 Suite of Standards will become effective December 10th, 2019.

AMP Sales & Services, LLC, an IPAF-approved training center, issued on November 13th, 2018. We have a great facility and a training course that is fully compliant with the new ANSI A92.24-2018 training requirements. Moreover, we are offering “Supervisor Training” classes in compliance with ANSI A92.24-2018, section 7.5-Supervisor Training.

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Our Director of UBIU Training is Mark Luft. Mark has over 13 years of experience operating all categories of Underbridge Inspection Equipment. Utilizing years of technical expertise specific to Underbridge Inspection Equipment, Mark has developed a training program which emphasizes the Best Practice Methods for the safe operation of Under Bridge Inspection Units. No matter what level of experience you may already have in Underbridge Access Equipment Operation, you will benefit from what this course has to offer.

Classroom Theory Training. Thorough understanding of the intended purpose of bucket controls. Applicable regulation, standards, safety rules and more…

Hands-On Training at Our On-Site Test Bridge. Basic bucket operation. Safe operating procedures.

Safe controlled On-Site Test Bridge. There is no traffic control nor lane closures while you are learning about your UBIU at our facility. Our facility is fully insured and on our private property and designed to provide the safest training experience.

All active IPAF training centers are subject to quality audits and expected to meet stringent quality procedures. This ensures that training is delivered to high standards on a consistent basis throughout the world. With our 2-day Training Course for Underbridge Access Equipment Operation in compliance with the new ANSI/SAIA A92.24-2018 Training Requirements for Operators of MEWP category (2b) not only you will be in compliant with the new ANSI A92 Suite of Standards, but you will also earn your PAL (Powered Access Licence) CARD. 

Features of the PAL Card. The PAL Card is valid for five years, it shows the date on which the holder was assessed and the expiry date by which re-training would be needed. It shows the types of equipment that the holder has been trained to operate. It has security features including a holographic logo and the holder’s photograph and signature to prevent misuse.

We will add a couple of links below that will provide more information for you.

  1. SAIA press release: SAIA ANNOUNCES APPROVAL OF NEW ANSI A92 SUITE OF STANDARDS
  2. To purchase your copy of the individual standards or the complete ANSI/SAIA A92 suite, visit the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) shop at https://shop.saiaonline.org/
  3. IPAF- ANSI A92 US: User Guide.

Thanks, and please feel free to share this article along to your associates and companies that may benefit from this information. Contact us at (540) 586-1021 or email info@ampservicesllc.com if you would like further information about our Underbridge Access Equipment MEWP (2b) for Operators and Supervisor training programs as well as IPAF eLearning, operator and demonstrator courses.

By reserving your date today you are guaranteed to have your employees certified by the deadline. Dates are filling up. Call today to reserve your date.