AWI & SMA STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT

The Architectural Woodwork Institue (AWI) and the Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association (SMA) are currently jointly developing Proposed American National Standard AWI SMA 0643 - Wood Stair, Handrail, and Guard Systems.
The standard draft will be available on this page for public comment, effective January 31, 2020 through March 16, 2020.

Commentary submitted regarding the AWI SMA 0643 - Wood Stair, Handrail, and Guard Systems Standard draft must be submitted through the Public Comment Form linked below for the purpose of AWI record keeping in accordance with American National Standards Institute (ANSI) requirements. Commentary on the standard submitted outside of this format will not be considered.

Participation in the public comment period by individuals who intend to join the proposed standard's canvass body is strongly encouraged.

STANDARD DRAFT

The current draft of Proposed American National Standard AWI SMA 0643 - Wood Stair, Handrail, and Guard Systems is available here for public comment and review:

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Please note that this document is a draft copy for the purposes of review and comment only and is NOT currently an AWI Standard.

PUBLIC COMMENT FORM

To make public comments on the Proposed American National Standard AWI SMA 0643 - Wood Stair, Handrail, and Guard Systems draft, please use the Public Comment Form. This form is the only venue through which AWI and SMA will be accepting public comments.

Please make sure that any comments are in reference to the most recent revision of the draft (available on this page) and no other revision, as content and references will not remain constant with the development of each new draft.

PRE-CANVASS

The Pre-Canvass Interest Survey for Proposed American National Standard AWI SMA 0643 - Wood Stair, Handrail, and Guard Systems is currently open for submissions. Completing and submitting this form is required for consideration for voting on the current revision of the draft in the next Canvass period.

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