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OSHA regulations applicable to aerial boom lifts are: 29 CFR 1910.67, 1910.269; 1926.453, 1926.454, 1926.502, and 1926.503.
Who must take this course?
This online OSHA Aerial Boom Lift Safety course is designed for drivers, workers, and supervisors, emphasizing hazard identification and safe work practices that apply to all aerial boom lift operators.
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It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this OSHA Aerial Boom Lift Safety training online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable Aerial Boom Lift Safety training certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our OSHA Aerial Boom Lifts Safety course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check (non-scored) questions, and a final exam.
Although there are many different types of aerial lifts and platforms, this course is going to focus on aerial boom lifts. Aerial boom lifts consist of a platform or bucket at the end of a hydraulic or electric lifting system, or boom. They are mounted on trucks, vans, trailers, and other motorized devices. These are often referred to as cherry pickers or bucket trucks.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Aerial Boom Lift Safety
- What Is an Aerial Lift?
- Aerial Boom Lifts
- Common Terms
- Trained and Qualified Operators
- OSHA Regulations
- ANSI Standards
- Responsibilities-Facility Owners and Managers
- Training and Credentials
- Retraining and Recordkeeping
- Aerial Lift Fatalities and Injuries
- Classification of Hazards
- Tip-overs and Collapses
- Uneven Surfaces
- Outriggers, Brakes, and Wheel Chocks
- Load Limits
- Use for Transport of Materials
- Fall Protection
- Three-point Contact
- Fall-Protection System
- Personal Fall Protection Equipment Terms
- OSHA Fall Protection Regulations
- Common Fall Restraint and Arrest Options
- Electric Shock Hazards
- Overhead Power Lines
- Insulated Boom Lifts
- Minimum Safe Distances
- Working with Power Tools
- General Precautions
- Inclement Weather Hazards
- Snow or Ice on the Platform
- Hazardous Atmosphere
- Nearby Work Hazards
- Falling Objects
- Safety Features
- Emergency Stops
- Hydraulic and Pneumatic Components
- Operator's Manual, Markers, and Decals
- Inspections and Maintenance
- Worksite Inspections
- Daily Inspections
- Periodic Inspections
- Annual Inspections
- Defective Aerial Boom Lift
- Safety Procedure after Mechanical Failure
- Inspection and Maintenance Records
- Safe Work Practices
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Safe Start-up Procedures
- Safe Shut-down Procedures
- Safe Work Practices during Operation
- Working near Traffic
- Additional Resources
Employees must be retrained whenever one or more of the following situations occur:
(1) Changes in the worksite present a hazard that was not previously known; or
(2) Changes in the type of lift, fall protection, falling object protection, or other equipment present a hazard that was not previously known; or
(3) Where Inadequacies in an affected employee's work involving the lifts indicate that the employee has not retained the requisite proficiency.
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