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This online scissor lifts (mobile scaffolds) training and certification course follows the regulations set forth in OSHA 29 CFR § 1926 Subpart L Scaffolds Safety Standards for Mobile Scaffolds, commonly called Scissor Lifts.
Who must take this course?
OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.454 Training requirements states:
This section supplements and clarifies the requirements of § 1926.21(b)(2) as these relate to the hazards of work on scaffolds [scissor lifts].
(a) The employer shall have each employee who performs work while on a scaffold [scissor lift] trained by a person qualified in the subject matter to recognize the hazards associated with the type of scaffold being used and to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards.
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It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this OSHA 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.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable Scissor 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 Scissor Lift Safety course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check (non-scored) questions, and a final exam.
This training is intended as an overview of the Safety Standards for mobile scaffolds (commonly referred to as Scissor Lifts) providing explanations of the various requirements set by OSHA. The approach is to cover hazard identification, avoidance, and control, along with practical information on safe work practices.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Scissor Lift Safety
- Scissor Lift Fatalities and Injuries
- Classification of Hazards
- Operation on uneven surfaces
- Fall prevention and protection
- Overloading, overextension, and electrocution hazards
- Operation procedures in inclement weather
- Proper inspection guidelines
- General safety tips that apply to all operators of scissor lifts
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 scaffolds, fall protection, falling object protection, 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 scaffolds indicate that the employee has not retained the requisite proficiency.
It is our recommendation that workers be retrained at least every three years.
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