Program Details Program Code:
School: MacMillian Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Credential: Ontario College Certificate
Program Type: Health and Safety
Program Length: 6 Hrs.
Location: College Campus/Online
OVERVEIW: Any person operating a type of aerial lift is required to have proper safety training.
Worksite Safety’s Aerial Lifts & Aerial Work Platforms Certification program has been developed in accordance with federal and provincial legislations as safety training for workplaces across Canada.
This course covers safety protocol for employees required to operate aerial lifts. Many worksites will require practical, site-specific training (in addition to this theory training) before an employee is certified to operate machinery.
Operator training and responsibilities
Retraining and upgrade training
Aerial lift and aerial work platform information
How to recognize and avoid safety hazards when using aerial lifts
What legislation controls aerial lifts?
What is expected of a “competent” operator?
When retraining and upgrade training is required
What aerial lifts are safe
If and when Personal Protective Equipment is required
Types of fall protection systems for aerial work platforms
Safety standards of a power-operated elevating work platform
Hazards associated with aerial lifts
Pre-start inspection of vehicle and lift components
Fall protection, overhead protection and stability
Safety measures while operating lifts