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Technical Standards Committee

Chairman: Brad Graves
Vice Chairman: Gary Besonen

Committee Mission

The role of this committee is to monitor the world standards arena, education of WMMA members on the impact of specific standards on their business and watchdog to protect WMMA member interest in both USA and International Markets.

Committee Members

Steve Carter
Brian Donahue
Allen Eden
Brad Graves
T.R. Herzog
Jim Laster

Tom Onsrud
Riley Peterson
John Schultz
Russ Suor
Chris Wagler
Rob Williamson

Accredited Standards Committee O1 (ASCO1) — The Accredited Standards Committee O1 (ASCO1) is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop standards for the safe design, installation and use of woodworking and accessory equipment, used in industrial and commercial applications, having a total connected power of 3.7kw (5hp) or greater, or having 3-phase wiring. WMMA serves as the Secretariat for the ASCO1. Click here to learn about the work of the ASCO1.

US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) — WMMA has member representation on the US TAG ISO/TC 39/SC 4 Woodworking Machinery. The TAG is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop and transmit, via ANSI, U.S. positions on activities and ballots of the international technical Committee.

Call for Subject Matter Experts for Standards Review — To view the standards and projects under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 39/SC 4 Secretariat, click here. If you or someone you know is a subject matter expert on any of the machine standards listed and would like to provide input from a U.S. position, email Associate Director Samantha Devine at samantha@wmma.org.

Safety Related Programs — Safety Related Programs (hyperlink to new page) - WMMA provides safety related resources for its Members. Click here to view these resources in the Members Only section of the website.