Aerial lift training (Mobile elevated working platforms - mewp)

Aerial lifts are versatile and, if operated by a trained and qualified person, safe to use. Like most equipment they make the job easier; however, many workers are injured or killed on aerial lifts each year while being caught between the guardrail and another object such as a steel beam or falling from the platform. And, workers on the ground have been struck and killed by a falling objects from aerial lifts. 

An aerial lift is any vehicle-mounted device used to elevate personnel, powered or manually operated and include:

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This training will follow the requirements under OSHA's general industry and construction standards, as well as ANSI requirements. Training elements include:

  • Site risk assessment to identify hazards, evaluate risk, develop control measures and communicate with affected persons;
  • Selection, provision and use of suitable MEWP's;
  • Maintenance including inspection(s) and repairs; and documentation
  • And much more

Who should attend:

  • Aerial Lift Operators
  • Supervisors of operators
  • Maintenance personnel

To view upcoming training dates visit our online calendar.

For any questions or to receive a quote on custom on-site training, contact the IISC trainers.