The Aerial Platform Safety Training course is a one day program.
Part 1 of the program is classroom based instruction covering the following topics:
- Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
- Associated Hazards with Aerial Platforms
- Components/Operating Controls
- Pre-Use Requirements
- Pre-Job Inspection
- Work Area Planning
- Safe Handling/Operating Requirements
- Post Job Activity
Part 2 of the course is the practical evaluation. Students are lead through a proper pre-use inspection, familiarization with the control system and operation evaluation. The evaluation identifies areas of strength and weakness to identify areas for improvement. Upon successful completion students are issued a certificate of training valid for 3 years.
Note: It is recommended that all students should have a fall protection certification prior to taking the course. The length of the course will vary depending upon the number of attendees. The minimum time required for the course is 4 hours.
**Coveralls, safety glasses, hardhat, gloves and steel-toed boots are required for the practical portion of this course. The practical exam takes place outdoors, please dress appropriately for the weather.