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Canada Scissor Lift Safety

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OHS Online Training Certification Course

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This training is intended as an overview of the Safety Standards for aerial scaffolds (specifically Scissor Lifts) providing explanations of the various requirements set by Canada's OHS. The approach is to cover hazard identification, avoidance, and control, along with practical information on safe work practices.

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$39.95 per student   (1-3)

$35.95 per student   (4-7)

$32.95 per student   (8-12)

$30.95 per student   (13-20)

$29.95 per student   (21+)

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What are the governing regulations?
This online scissor lifts (aerial lifts) 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 training?
The Scissor Lifts Safety Training - Canada Course is designed for drivers, workers, and supervisors, emphasizing hazard identification and safe work practices that apply to all scissor lift operators.

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Click to Learn More What people are saying about this course.

I found the course to be very informitive about CSA regulations related to scissor lifts. An overall good course for workers new to operating and working off scissor lifts.
Peter H

Good course!
Dave W

This course is very helpful in refreshing safety using scissor lift.
Maenette B

Easy to understand Course.
Ian S

Very informative course. Would like to see examples of different type of symbols on the controls panel. This would help a lot. Thank you
Dean S

Todo esta genial bien para evitar accidentes
Jonathan C

was very educational i enjoyed it
Unomasa K

I appreciated the feature that allowed me to turn off the audio if I wanted to read at my own pace.
Paul H

The course was effective and clear. Teaches the safe operation of lifts on construction sites.
James G

This was a very good process to go through. I feel qualified to now work with an experienced supervisor to practise and apply the knowledge and skills presented in this training course. Thank you.
John G

Great online course. Well explained and easy to follow.
Marty W

This course is very interesting to do. I am very happy that i did this course from my heart.
Gurpreet S

It was very amazing and showed me a lot of great safety procurers.
Cory E

Very great course.
Stephen K

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Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • Section 1-Course Objectives
  • Section 2-Introduction to Scissor Lift Safety
  • Section 3-Scissor 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
    • Outriggers
    • Brakes and Wheel Chocks
  • Section 10-Falling
    • Fall Protection
    • Guardrails
    • Working Outside or Above Scissor 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 Scissor 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 Scissor 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 Course format.

Our Canada OHS Scissor Lift 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 Canada OHS Scissor 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?

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.

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

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable Scissor 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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