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 here for review and balloting effective October 30, 2020 through December 17, 2020.
Commentary regarding the AWI SMA 0643 - Wood Stair, Handrail, and Guard Systems draft must be submitted through the Official Letter Ballot (for members of the consensus body) or Public Comment Form (for all other parties) 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.
Links to the Official Letter Ballot will be provided to members of the consensus body.
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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.
Please note that this form does NOT include the ballot question and therefore is NOT the appropriate form for those on the consensus body. Please refer to the official letter ballot form if you are on the consensus body.
The Pre-Canvass Interest Survey for Proposed American National Standard AWI SMA 0643 - Wood Stair, Handrail, and Guard Systems is currently closed. Any person who is not a part of the consensus body is encouraged to participate in the Public Comment portion of the ANSI process.