Introduction:

The AWRF Technical Committee’s Information Resources Sub Committee will provide timely information to members of the AWRF. The work of this sub committee will be valuable to those interested in Technical Matters, Industry Standards, Recommended Practices and Guidelines, and Professional Training.

Purpose:

To collect, organize and publish relative information on organizations, associations, and standards writing bodies involved with the Lifting, Rigging and Load Securement Industry.

Activity:

Information will include the purpose, activity(s), organizational structure and contact information for each group including the names of key people, their respective positions and affiliations. The information will eventually include standing committees, their members and affiliations. The focus will be on the technical aspects of each group and their respective publications, standards and activities such as exhibitions, training programs and seminars. All information will be presented to the Technical Committee for approval prior to publication. The information will be published as an online database on the AWRF Website in the member’s only section.

Composition of the Sub Committee:

Chair: Timothy O’Rourke – AWRF Technical Committee

Alternate: Eric Parkerson – AWRF Technical Committee

Members:

Mr. Geoff Holden – Chief Executive of LEEA
Mr. Jeff Gilbert – Chief Executive of AWRF, ACRP, CCAA
Mr. Donald Sayenga – Chief Executive of NACM
Mrs. Mary Brett – Past AWRF President
Mr. Bob Jasany – Technical Coordinator of WSTDA
Mr. John Dodd – Secretary of OIPEEC
Mr. Patrick Hughes – ASME B30.9 & B30.10
Mr. Brian Todd – ASTM A01.27, ASME B30.9 & B30.26, NACM, AWRF TC
Other members will be recruited from other organizations, associations, and standards writing bodies involved with the Lifting, Rigging and Load Securement Industry. Approximately 20 such groups have been identified to date.