In this online Aerial and Scissor Lifts course, you will learn about the basics of aerial lifts, and by the end of the course, you will have a deeper understanding of these lifts, accidents that can happen while working with these lifts, and how to identify hazards before they turn into accidents.
Sometimes while working on a job, a ladder just will not cut it. This is where aerial (also known as articulating boom/bucket lifts) and scissor lifts come in. Working safely with this last category will be the focus of this course. This online aerial lift training course will teach you how to prepare for hazards surrounding aerial and scissor lifts by teaching proper inspection techniques. By taking this scissor lift safety course you can learn to protect yourself and others from common hazards associated with this type of equipment.
Mobile Equipment Basics
Accident Causes and Precautions
Before You Get in the Equipment
At the Worksite
On the Platform or Bucket
Catapulting and Tip-Overs
Stepping Off or Knocking Off
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Identify different types of mobile equipment to use when your work is out of reach
Explain the importance of lift and site inspection before use
Recognize causes of falls from mobile equipment
Describe precautions to help prevent falls, tip-over and catapulting
Identify hazards such as contact with power lines or other moving equipment
This course takes approximately 30 minutes to complete
Course Pass Mark
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course.