Aerial lifts are used occasionally in many general industry jobs like cleaning, maintenance, inspection, stock picking, etc. But, if you make a living as a painter, HVAC tech, electrician, or any other job that requires you to be elevated to perform work in high places, then you likely spend a lot of time on aerial lifts.
Working at heights can be dangerous, and the majority of aerial lift accidents happen because of a lack of training or inattention. In this course, you will learn that operating aerial lifts safely begins with preventive maintenance, conditioning of machinery, and many other considerations before turning the key.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should have a better understanding of how to:
Recognize different types and uses for aerial and scissor lifts
Identify hazards of aerial and scissor lift use and operation
Select inspection criteria for the vehicle, the lift, and the work surroundings prior to lift operation
Identify safe work practice for operating aerial and scissor lifts