Aerial Work Platforms

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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 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • recognize potential hazards when inspecting your equipment and operational work area
  • identify the required PPE for aerial work platforms
  • identify safety features normally included in aerial work platforms
  • recognize the OSHA-mandated training requirements for aerial work platform operation


  • Operating Aerial Work Platforms
  • Protecting Yourself on Aerial Work Platforms
  • Training and Best Practices