CORTLAND, N.Y., June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the latest version of the American National Standard covering safety requirements for vehicle lift installation and service. The new standard, ANSI/ALI ALIS 2009 (R2015), replaces the existing standard, ANSI/ALI ALIS 2009, effective June 15, 2016.
ANSI/ALI ALIS 2009 (R2015) describes the duties and responsibilities of lift installers and service technicians, including the required qualifications, training, reporting and documentation. It also provides sample forms and checklists for use by installers and service personnel attempting to comply with the standard.
There are no substantive changes in the revised standard contents. It is distinguished from previous versions by a new full-color cover in place of the traditional pale yellow cover.
Copies of ANSI/ALI ALIS 2009 (R2015) are available from ALI and its member companies. Visit the ALI Store at www.autolift.org/ali-store/ to learn more about this and other ANSI lift safety standards, as well as other materials offered in support of ALI's mission of promoting the safe design, construction, installation, service, inspection and use of vehicle lifts.
For more information about ALI and its lift safety initiatives, visit www.autolift.org or call (607) 756-7775. You can also connect with ALI on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LiftInstitute, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/LiftInstitute, and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/LiftInstitute.
Founded in 1945, the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) is a trade association of North American-based lift manufacturers. ALI's mission is to promote the safe design, construction, installation, service, inspection and use of automotive lifts. In 1947, ALI developed the first Commercial Standard covering vehicle lifts published by the National Bureau of Standards. Today, ALI sponsors several national lift safety standards and offers third-party certification programs for automotive lifts and automotive lift inspectors.
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SOURCE Automotive Lift Institute (ALI)