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Aerial Lift Training


What You Will Learn

  1. Introduction to Aerial Lifts
  2. Aerial Lift Regulations and Standards
  3. Aerial Lift Components and Controls
  4. Pre-Operation Inspection
  5. Safe Operating Practices
  6. Aerial Lift Stability and Load Capacity
  7. Operating Near Hazards
  8. Fall Protection and Emergency Response
  9. Weather Conditions and Maintenance
  10. Accountability and Culture of Safety

Aerial Lift Training

  1. Introduction to Aerial Lifts:
    • Understand the purpose and types of aerial lifts, including scissor lifts, boom lifts, and personnel lifts.
    • Comprehend the importance of aerial lift safety to prevent accidents and ensure worker well-being.
    • Recognize the responsibilities of both operators and employers in aerial lift operation and maintenance.
  2. Aerial Lift Regulations and Standards:
    • Familiarize yourself with relevant safety regulations and standards, such as OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) aerial lift requirements (29 CFR 1926.453).
    • Understand the legal requirements and responsibilities of employers and operators in ensuring aerial lift safety.
    • Learn about the different types of aerial lift certifications and training programs available.
  3. Aerial Lift Components and Controls:
    • Learn the functions and features of aerial lift components, including platform, controls, base, and stabilizers.
    • Comprehend the operation of control levers, buttons, and switches for safe and precise movement.
    • Understand the importance of pre-operation inspections to ensure the lift is in proper working condition.
  4. Pre-Operation Inspection:
    • Recognize the significance of conducting a thorough pre-operation inspection of the aerial lift.
    • Comprehend the steps involved in inspecting critical components, such as hydraulic systems, safety devices, tires, and controls.
    • Learn how to identify and address potential issues before using the aerial lift.
  5. Safe Operating Practices:
    • Understand the principles of safe operation, including proper entry and exit from the lift platform.
    • Comprehend the importance of wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and using fall protection when required.
    • Learn the safe practices for maneuvering, extending, and positioning the aerial lift.
  6. Aerial Lift Stability and Load Capacity:
    • Recognize the importance of understanding aerial lift stability and load capacity.
    • Comprehend the factors affecting stability, such as terrain, wind, and uneven surfaces.
    • Learn how to calculate and adhere to the load capacity limits of the aerial lift.
  7. Operating Near Hazards:
    • Understand the potential hazards when operating aerial lifts near power lines, overhead structures, and other obstacles.
    • Comprehend the safe distance requirements from electrical sources and how to address clearance issues.
    • Learn about emergency procedures when an aerial lift comes into contact with power lines.
  8. Fall Protection and Emergency Response:
    • Recognize the importance of using fall protection equipment when working at heights in aerial lifts.
    • Comprehend the proper use of harnesses, lanyards, and anchor points to prevent falls.
    • Learn the emergency response procedures for aerial lift malfunctions, entrapments, or accidents.
  9. Weather Conditions and Maintenance:
    • Understand the impact of weather conditions, such as wind, rain, and snow, on aerial lift operation.
    • Comprehend the need for regular maintenance and servicing of aerial lifts to ensure their safe and reliable performance.
    • Learn the importance of addressing malfunctions or defects promptly and reporting them to supervisors.
  10. Accountability and Culture of Safety:
    • Understand the roles and responsibilities of employers, supervisors, and aerial lift operators in maintaining a culture of safety.
    • Comprehend the importance of individual accountability and adherence to aerial lift operating procedures.
    • Promote a culture of safety, continuous improvement, and open communication regarding aerial lift concerns.

Cost Per Person

$150 per person

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