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Canada Aerial Lift Training

OHS Online Training Certification

Aerial lifts, also known as elevating work platforms, are used in a variety of industries, from construction to factory work to sporting events. Unfortunately, every year there are injuries and fatalities from the use of aerial lifts.

For this reason, safety training for each person working on or around aerial lifts is critical to a safe worksite.

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$32.95 per student

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$30.95 per student

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$29.95 per student

 
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Governing regulations.
This online aerial lift training and certification course follows the regulations set forth in the OHS Safety Standards for Aerial Lifts, as well as Province and Territory specific regulations.

Who must take this course?
The Aerial Lifts Safety Training - Canada Course is designed for drivers, workers, and supervisors, emphasizing hazard identification and safe work practices that apply to all aerial lift operators.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this Canada OHS Aerial 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 soon is the certificate of completion issued?

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

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 Continuing education credits?

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

Click to Learn More Course format.

Our Canada OHS Aerial Lift Safety course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check (non-scored) questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More Course synopsis.

This course presents an overview of safe operating procedures for aerial lifts, which can be used in a variety of industries. The course will cover the responsibilities of owners, supervisors, and workers. It will cover hazards from uneven surfaces, falling, overloading, electrocution, overextension, nearby work, inclement weather, inexperience or improper operation, mechanical defects, and inadvertent operation.

Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • Section 1-Course Objectives
  • Section 2-Introduction to Aerial Lift Safety
  • Section 3-Aerial Lift Fatalities and Injuries
  • Section 4-Definitions
  • Section 5-Responsibilities
  • Section 6-Safety Factors and Requirements
    • Rated Work Load and Material Requirements
    • Proof Test
    • Ductile and Nonductile Materials
    • Stability
    • Fueling and Battery Charging
    • Elevated Driving and Snagged Platform Requirements
  • Section 7-Manufacturer Criteria
    • Interlock Requirements
    • System Protection-Unintended Platform Motion
    • Power System
    • Brakes
    • Welding Standards, Electrical System, and Quality Control
  • Section 8-Classification of Hazards
  • Section 9-Uneven Surfaces
    • Slope Warning
    • Obstructions or Holes
    • Surface Stability, Slope, and Grade
    • Outriggers
    • Brakes and Wheel Chocks
  • Section 10-Falling
    • Fall Protection
    • Guardrails
    • Working Outside or Above Aerial lift Railings
    • Three-Point Contact for Safety
  • Section 11-Overloading
    • Load Limits
    • Use for Transport of Materials
  • Section 12-Electrocution
    • Electrocution
    • Insulated Components
    • Contact with Overhead Wires
    • Power Tools
  • Section 13-Overextension
    • Overextension
    • Emergency Stops
  • Section 14-Nearby Work
    • Nearby Work
    • Falling Objects
    • Crushing/Pinching in Aerial Lift Mechanisms
  • Section 15-Inclement Weather/Hazardous Atmosphere
    • Wind Stability
    • Snow or Ice on Platform and Hazardous Atmosphere
  • Section 16-Inexperience/Improper Operation
    • Untrained Workers
    • Operator Training
    • Workers Riding on Lifts
  • Section 17-Mechanical Defects and Maintenance
    • Inspection and Maintenance Records
    • Inspections-Workplace Inspection Criteria
    • Inspections-Daily
    • Inspections-Periodic
    • Inspections-Annual
    • Inspections-Structural
    • Defective Aerial lift
    • Safety Procedure After Mechanical Failure
    • Prohibition of Alterations/Overrides
    • Maintenance
    • Operator's Manual
  • Section 18-Inadvertent Operation
    • Controls
    • Position of Controls
  • Section 19-Summary
  • Section 20-Additional Resources
Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

Retraining is required in at least the following situations:
(1) Where changes at the worksite present a hazard about which an employee has not been previously trained; or
(2) Where changes in the types of scissor lifts, or other equipment present a hazard about which an employee has not been previously trained; or
(3) Where inadequacies in an affected employee's work involving scissor lifts indicate that the employee has not retained the requisite proficiency.

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