This class will cover the use of aerial lifts, both boom and scissor style. Topics covered shall include aerial lift safety, the differences between motor vehicles and lifts, limitations of use, overall safety requirements when operating lifts and group scenarios for each type of vehicle covered. Topics to include:

  • Training requirements
    • Trained
    • Competent
    • Documented
  • Differences between a vehicle and a lift
  • Elements of an aerial lift
  • Maintenance and inspections
  • Limitations and lift characteristics
  • How to operate and vehicle stability
  • Jobsite operations
  • Refueling
  • How to handle different loads
  • Operating on slope or hills
  • Operating in hazardous locations
  • Refresher training requirements