Industrial Safety & Equipment Training Academy

Aerial Scissor Lift Operator Course

About this course:


    This training course consists of a classroom presentation and a written test followed by a hands-on skills testing session.  The classroom portion focuses heavily on the safety and stability characteristics of today’s most commonly used Scissor lifts including JLG, Genie, Skyjack, and many others.   The hands-on portion is a great opportunity for growth as new and experienced operators learn, share and demonstrate new skills in a safe environment under expert supervision from an industry leading  instructor.  Learning how to accurately inspect a machine before use is a key element in reducing workplace injury and a strong focus in this curriculum.  Finally, operators must pass a skills evaluation using current industry standards with approved documentation.  Successful attendees receive a photo ID Operators card and a Certificate of completion valid for 3 years and recognized in all 50 States.

    Course Highlights

    Classroom Duration: 4 hrs.

    + Pre-use inspection  1 hr.

    + Practical Evaluation 2 hrs.


    Training Takeaways:

    Successful Candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the following areas:

    • OSHA & ANSI Regulations
    • Hydraulic Fluid Hazard awareness
    • High Voltage Electrical Hazards
    • scissor lift safety systems
    • fall protection/fall arrest systems
    • emergency procedures
    • capacity restrictions
    • main parts and functionality
    • pre-use & job site inspections
    • safe operating procedures
    • MEWPS 5 degree protocols
    • safe storage and transport procedures

    A minimum score of 70% is required to pass the written exam before advancing to practical evaluations.

    Applicable to Canada and US standards and regulations.

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