Aerial Platform and Scissor-lift

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AS REQUIRED BY THE “OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT AND REGULATIONS”

OHSA- Section 25(2)(A), (D) and (H)
- Regulation 851 – Section 51(2)
- Regulation 213 – Section 26

Competent operators must know, not only how to operate the particular class of Elevated Work Platforms to which they will be operating, but also be aware of the hazards associated; they must be able to operate the equipment in a manner that protects both their own safety and the safety of others in the workplace.

Participants will recieve training in the following elements:

  • Operator Qualifications and Legislated Requirements
  • Hazards Associated with the operation of Elevated Work Platforms—People, Equipment and Environment
  • Pre use inspection of the equipment
  • Safe Operation of Elevated Work Platforms
  • The Safety Rules that need to be followed
  • The Requirements for Fall Protection Equipment
  • Inspection of Fall Arrest Equipment
  • Operator Evaluation on the equipment to be used (if available)