Aerial Work Platform Operator Safety Training

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Aerial Work Platform Operator Training

(Boom & Scissor Lift Equipment)  On Slab and Rough Terrain

Each course meets all local government regulations and industry standards and all trainers have been certified. Training courses includes classroom and practical (hands-on) segments, review/recap of materials discussed, question & answer periods and a written evaluation. Upon successful completion, each participant receives a certificate and record of training.

Training can be conducted at our on-site multimedia facilities or at individual worksites. Customized courses to meet individual company needs are available upon request. All material covered in this course can be specifically tailored to include any or all of the equipment as listed.


 

 AWP Operator Training

  Scissor Lift Operator Training

 Boom Operator Training

Length of Course: approximately 8 hours

 

“A worker who operates an elevating work platform shall, before using it for the first time, be given oral and written instruction on the operation and be trained to operate that class of elevating work platform."

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Purpose:

To train operators (new or experienced) on all aspects of the safe operation of Telescopic & Articulating Booms, On-slab/ Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts and Aerial Work Platforms

In Class Topics Include:
  • Introduction and Importance of Training

  • The Operator: Attitude, Rules and Guidelines, Authorization

  • Video Presentation

  • Safety Rules and Potential Hazards

  • Review of CSA and Occupational Health and Safety Act

Practical Training Topics Include:
  • Safety Equipment
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Function Test Checklist
  • Operators Manual
  • Daily Maintenance
  • Trainees Proficiency Demonstration
Top 4 Causes of Fatalities & Injuries  
  • Electrocutions
  • Tip-overs of the Platforms
  • Entrapment
  • Mechanical Failures