ES&H Manual



6147 Appendix T2

Procurement Requirements –

Aerial Work Platforms



1.0            Purpose


Procurement of aerial work platforms follow the procedure provided in ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T2 Procurement of Material Handling Equipment. Jefferson Lab requires that procurement of aerial work platforms adhere to the additional requirements outlined in this document.


2.0            Scope


Aerial work platforms are subject to the same requirements outlined within ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Material Handling Equipment Program and its associated appendices.


This document is performed in coordination with ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Material Handling Equipment Program and ES&H Manual Chapter 6147 Material Handling Equipment – Aerial Work Platforms.


3.0            Responsibilities

NOTE:           Management authority may be delegated to a task qualified Jefferson Lab employee at the discretion of the responsible manager.


3.1              Requisitioner

·         Perform the process steps as listed within ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T2 Procurement of Material Handling Equipment.

·         Insert appropriate verbiage into requisitions for aerial work platforms. 


4.0            Requirements


4.1              New Aerial Work Platforms

Include the following:

·         New aerial work platforms must meet the safety requirements of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation 1926.453 Safety and Health Regulations for Construction: Aerial Lifts and American National Standards Institute (ANSI).


4.2              Rental or Subcontractor Provided Aerial Work Platforms

Include the following:

·         “Equipment must meet the requirements of OSHA and ANSI safety standards prior to operation on site. Aerial work platforms used on DOE property or leased spaces will receive an initial inspection by the Jefferson Lab MHM upon arrival. Equipment that does not comply with these standards is tagged to prevent inadvertent use using the Control of NonConforming Material or Products Procedure. The tag will remain in place until the equipment is removed from site or brought into compliance with the referenced standards to the satisfaction of the Jefferson Lab MHM.


5.0            Revision Summary


Revision 1.3 – 01/24/18 – Updated TPOC from B.Sperlazza to M.Loewus

Revision 1.2 – 02/09/17 – Updated TPOC from D.Kausch to B.Sperlazza per B.Sperlazza

Revision 1.1 – 12/18/15 – Periodic Review; eliminated two positions previously identified as the MHSR and the MHER, the responsibilities of these positions are now performed by the MHM

Revision 1.0 – 09/15/10 – Updated to reflect current laboratory operations











ES&H Division

Mark Loewus





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