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Aerial Work Platforms


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Target Audience
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Overview/Description
Aerial work platforms allow work personnel to reach elevated areas that are inaccessible by traditional means such as ladders or scaffolding. But like any heavy equipment, aerial work platforms can be very dangerous if used without due care and attention. This course will teach you to inspect your lift and work area, understand the physical hazards involved in working with an aerial work platform, and recognize their standard safety features. You'll also learn about basic training requirements stipulated by OSHA, and some general best practices for aerial work platform operation. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
Employees who operate or service aerial work platforms

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Aerial Work Platforms

  • recognize potential hazards when inspecting your equipment and operational work area
  • identify the required PPE for aerial work platforms
  • match the standard safety features of aerial work platforms to examples of when they would be useful
  • recognize the OSHA-mandated training requirements for aerial work platform operation
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