Aerial Work Platform Training

VALID FALL PROTECTION TRAINING IS A PREREQUISITE FOR THIS COURSE

This safety training course will allow participants to understand the how to safely operate all aerial lifts (including but not limited to: scissor lifts & boom lifts). *According to OH&S legislation, there is no-longer specific training requirements for different boom heights (i.e under 80 ft, over 80 ft, etc.).

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Rescue plan, safe operation, pre-use inspection and site hazard inspection
  • Importance of the operators manual
  • Different types of aerial work platforms, and the advantages/disadvantages of each
  • Preventing injuries, fatalities, and property damage
  • Fall protection and Alberta fall protection standards – OH&S Part 9
  • Different types and forms of safety devices
  • Emergency descent system, function tests and fundamentals of safe operation
  • Lock out tag out
  • Types of counterweights and their effects on stability of an Aerial Work Platform (AWP)

This course includes a practical component where students complete a pre-inspection checklist and then demonstrate safe operation of the equipment.

IMPORTANT: A valid Fall Protection training ticket must be presented at sign-in. Steel toe/work boots are required. Full PPE is suggested.

COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of the practical components and the written exam with a minimum score of 70%, you will receive a permanent Certificate of Completion.

Duration: Half-Day (approx. 4 hrs)

Certification: TriTech Safety & Training Inc.                                     Expiry: 3 years