Working Platforms Industry-Wide  Working Group

Paul Gildea, P.E., CoChair
Terence P. Holman, Ph.D., P.E., CoChair

The Working Platforms Industry-Wide Working Group is a forum gathered to improve design and construction practices that ensure safe working platforms for equipment used to install deep foundations.
Recent News
5/4/2021 read the latest report from the group in the Mar/Apr issue of Deep Foundations.
4/29/2021 Click here to view the recording of PDCA's working platforms panel discussion webinar (October 2020) featuring WPWG members
12/15/2020 Download the free DFI/ADSC/PDCA RECOMMENDED INDUSTRY PRACTICES for Safe Working Platforms for Construction Equipment.
7/10/2020 Click here to see EFFC's video on working platform safety created by Soletanche, Menard and Keller and PZWFS (Polish Federation).
2/10/2020 EFFC and DFI recently published a new guide to working platforms, which pools experiences from members to increase awareness of the state of practice for managing working platforms. Download Free!
7/19/2019 Read the article on Working Platforms from Edition 3 of Piledriver magazine which includes contributions from working group members.
11/20/2018 DFI, ADSC and PDCA have signed a joint position statement that the responsibility of providing a safe working platform should be acknowledged by controlling entities (GCs, construction managers and owners) as an integral cost for every project. Read more.
7/30/2018 Watch the webinar,"Federation of Piling Specialists - UK Working Platform Initiative and Calculation of Rig Bearing Pressure," presented at SuperPile '18 by Derek Egan, Ph.D., of Remedy Geotechnics.
1/2/2018 Read the Chairs' report from the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of Deep Foundations.
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