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OSHA Aerial Boom Lift Safety

authorized boom lift operator

Online Training & Certification 29 CFR 1910 & 1926

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This online Aerial Boom Lift Certification safety training course presents an overview of safe operating procedures for aerial boom lifts. This course will cover the responsibilities of owners, supervisors, and operators. It will cover hazards from uneven surfaces, falling, electric shock, equipment collapse, inclement weather, nearby work, inexperience or improper operation, mechanical defects, and inadvertent operation.

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$34.95 per student   (8-12)

$31.95 per student   (13-20)

$29.95 per student   (21+)

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Who Is Taking This Course?

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What are the governing regulations?
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 training?
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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Click to Learn More What are the consequences of not training?

Case Study: A power utility employee was working in an insulated aerial boom lift near energized 7,200 volt power lines. He was installing new, de-energized lines, which were in contact with the ground.

The lift controls were not in safe working condition. The override button on the upper control malfunctioned, causing unpredictable and uncontrollable movement of the bucket. This caused the worker to move too close to one of the energized lines. His hand and control handle came in contact with an energized line while his other hand held on to a grounded de-energized line. The worker failed to wear insulated gloves. The resulting electric shock was fatal.

Click to Learn More Course topics.

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
    • Compliance
  • Responsibilities
    • Responsibilities-Facility Owners and Managers
    • Responsibilities-Supervisors
    • Responsibilities-Operators
    • 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
    • Overextension
    • Load Limits
    • Use for Transport of Materials
  • Fall Protection
    • Guardrails
    • 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
    • Collisions
    • Entanglement
    • Falling Objects
  • Safety Features
    • Controls
    • Emergency Stops
    • Interlocks
    • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Components
    • Operator's Manual, Markers, and Decals
  • Inspections and Maintenance
    • Worksite Inspections
    • Daily Inspections
    • Periodic Inspections
    • Annual Inspections
    • Maintenance
    • 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
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our OSHA Aerial Boom Lifts Safety course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check (non-scored) questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

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.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

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.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

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.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable Aerial Boom Lift Safety training certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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Click to Learn More What a few people who've taken this course have to say.

GOOD know in
Doug C
May 10 2020

Very good course. Easy to understand and material was presented well.
Doug M
Apr 08 2020

Gracias por la oportunidad de tomar la capacitacion de boom lift y creo que es importante que cada persona que tenga que operar esta maquina deve tomar esta capacitacion.
Reynaldo S
Mar 29 2020

I think that this course is very well done and very informational.
Bryce M
Mar 09 2020

Great course very informative
Michael M

Good learning video. Informative.
Jerome R

Very informative. Look forward to taking more.
Dustyn R

Tener muncha seguridad y capacitación en algo muy peligroso.
Raul V

I'm happy with the experience. Thank you.
Jose F

Buen entrenamiento para mejorar en el trabajo y no exponer a terceros.
Gustavo M

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