The Aerial Platform Safety Training course is a one day program that covers the operation of man lift equipment such as scissor lifts and genie booms. It does NOT cover zoom booms or telehandlers.
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
- Basic Fall Protection Procedures
- 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: Students are not required to have 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.