Aerial Platform Truck (Manlift) Operator

Course Description

This four hour program is for operators and supervisors of manlift operations. The course uses OSHA criteria from 29 CFR 1910.178. The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a working knowledge of aerial lift equipment and safe operating procedures. The course highlights the most common dangers of aerial lift operations and provides solutions to those dangers. Driving tips, avoiding injury, inspection and proper handling and transportation during aerial lift operations are discussed. According to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178, only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Tuesday December 1, 2020


4 hours
Course Availability:
Upon Request

Course Content

  1. Types of Aerial Platforms
  2. OSHA Regulations & Requirements
  3. Personal Protective Equipment
  4. Man lift Inspections
  5. Work Area Requirements and Inspections
  6. Power Line Considerations
  7. Fueling Considerations
  8. Battery Charging Considerations
  9. Start-up Procedures
  10. Safe Operating Practices
  11. Safe Shutdown
  12. Tires, Wheels & Outriggers
  13. Safe Maintenance
  14. Signs & Warning Tags
  15. Written Examination
  16. On Site Inspection
  17. Hands On Operation