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:::: ANSI/SIA Regulations for Bucket Trucks ::::

ANSI/SIA A92.5 – 1992


5.9 Record retention for dealers Dealer(s) shall retain the following records for at least three years:
a) Name and address of the purchaser of each aerial platform by serial number and date of delivery.
Utility Truck Trader b) Records of the person(s) trained upon each delivery of and aerial platform.
c) Records of the pre-delivery preparation performed prior to each delivery.

6.13 Record retention for owners
The owner shall retain the following records for at least three years:
a) Name and address of the purchase of each aerial platform by serial number and date of delivery.
b) Records of the person(s) trained upon each delivery of an aerial platform.
c) Written records of the frequent and annual inspections shall be kept by the owner when he performs the inspection. The record shall include deficiencies found, corrective action and identification of the person(s) performing the inspection and repairs.
d) Records of the pre-delivery preparation performed prior to each delivery.

7.6.2 Trainee records
A record of the trainee’s aerial platform instructions shall be maintained by the user for at least three years.

Maintenance and operating manuals requirement: An operating and maintenance manual(s) must be provided with each work platform and must contain:
(a) Descriptions, specifications, and ratings of the work platform.
(b) The maximum hydraulic and pneumatic system pressure and the maximum voltage of the electrical systems which are part of the work platform.
(c) Instructions regarding operation and maintenance.
(d) Replacement part(s) information.
Manual should be on the machine at all times.

7.2 Manuals. Users shall keep and maintain a copy(ies) of the operating and maintenance manual(s) required in 4.16.1 of this standard. The operating manual(s) shall be provided with each rental, lease or sale delivery and shall be stored in the weather resistant storage compartment require by 4.16.2 of this standard. The manual is considered an integral part of the aerial platform and is vital to communicate necessary safety information to users and operators. In addition, parts and maintenance manuals shall be provided with each sale delivery.

Bucket TrucksANSI/SIA A92.6-1990
6.7 Maintenance Safety Precautions. Before adjustments and repairs are started on an aerial platform, the following precautions shall be taken as applicable:
(1) Power plant stopped and starting means rendered inoperative
(2) All controls in the “off” position and all operating systems secured from inadvertent motion by brakes, blocks, or other means.
(3) Elevating assembly and platform lowered to the full down position, if possible, or otherwise secured by blocking or cribbing to prevent dropping
(4) Hydraulic oil pressure relieved from all hydraulic circuits before loosening or removing hydraulic components.
(5) Safety props or latches installed where applicable as prescribed by the manufacturer.

6.8 Replacement Parts. When parts or components are replaced, they shall be identical or equivalent to original aerial platform parts or components.
6.9 Maintenance Training. The owners shall train their maintenance personnel
in inspection and maintenance of the aerial platform in accordance with 6.3,
6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8 and 6.10 of this standard, and with the manufacturer’s recommendations.
6.14 Modifications. Modification or alteration of an aerial platform shall be made only with prior written permission of the manufacturer.

7.11.14 Elevated Driving Requirements. Before and during driving while the platform is elevated, the operator shall:
(1) Maintain a clear view of the path of travel
(2) Maintain a safe distance from obstacles, debris, drop-offs, holes, depressions, ramps, and other hazards to ensure safe elevated travel
(3) Maintain a safe distance from overhead obstacles.

8.10.7 Capacity Limitations. Rated capacities shall not be exceeded when loads are transferred to the platform at any height.
8.10.6 Entanglement. Care shall be taken to prevent rope, electric cords, and hoses, etc., from becoming entangled in the aerial platform.


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