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.
Classroom Duration: 4 hrs.
+ Pre-use inspection 1 hr.
+ Practical Evaluation 2 hrs.
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.