The Scaffold & Access Industry Association Plank & Platform council revised the SAIA Plank & Platform Inspection Guidelines. This updated document is part of the complimentary safety downloads available to the scaffold and access industry to use as a resource to assist in creating processing for inspecting plank and platforms.

The guidelines document is a thorough training tool for education on scaffold planks and platforms of a variety of materials. Included in the scope of this document are identification tips, descriptions of common damage, visual inspection guidance, and care and handling recommendations.

Download the Plank & Platform Inspection Guidelines.

Many other safety downloads are available at or contact SAIA headquarters at for more information.