SUMMARY

Course length: Full Day
Cost $ 250.00 + HST (*Evaluation Charges May Apply)
Mobile Aerial work platforms are being used more and more often as a safe and efficient way for workers to accomplish work at heights. This course is designed to give operators and supervisors the knowledge and practical skills required to plan and execute the safe and efficient operation of scissor lifts and boom elevated work platforms. Participants wishing to take this course must have current working at heights training for the Construction or Industrial sector.
LEGISLATIVE REFERENCES
Occupational Health & Safety Act
Industrial O. Reg. 851
Construction O. Reg. 213/91
CSA B354.2-01, B354.4-02
TARGET AUDIENCE
Operators, Supervisors, JHSC members, and Safety Representatives
LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • Explain legislative requirements
  • Identify hazards associated with operating a mobile aerial work platform
  • Explain the importance of pre-operational work-path inspection
  • Explain fuel-source hazards
  • Demonstrate pre-operational inspection of the equipment
  • Demonstrate safe operating practices
  • Explain emergency lowering procedures
  • Explain fall protection requirements

Notes:
In order to take this course, participants must be able to show valid working at heights training for the construction or Industrial sector. A practical evaluation where the participant demonstrates the ability to successfully complete a pre-operation inspection and safely use the equipment is required prior to a certificate of competency being issued. Practical evaluations must be completed within 60 days from the course date. The participant or the participant's employer is responsible to provide the equipment on which the participant will be evaluated.
* Depending on location evaluation charges may apply. Please contact us for more information and fees.

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