Elevated Work Platform Operator
Length of Course: 6-8 hours
Certification: OHandS Canada
Valid: 3 years
Course Capacity: Maximum 12 students per class
Prerequisites: Be at least 16 years of age. Government Issued Photo I.D. Ticket Needed - Valid Fall Protection Certificate, PPE - hard hat, coveralls, steel toe boots, gloves, safety glasses, Hi-Viz Vest, Harnass & Lanyards(Loaners Available), weather appropriate clothing. Fitness - Students must be physically fit to perform practical course related activities - medical conditions must be reported to Scheduling Coordinator at enrollment. Drug & Alcohol - Individuals under the influence or suffering after effects of these substances will not be allowed to participate in this program.
Course Outline:If you work in aerial lifts or near them on the ground, you need to understand the hazards, the basic regulatory requirements, and the safety work practices that must be followed to prevent accidents and injuries. This program consists of morning classroom training session followed by a practical operating test and is recommended for new and existing operators of multiple types of elevated work platforms and aerial work platforms.
Knowledge and skills to correctly and safely operate an elevated work platform,
current applicable legislation,
vehicle stability and stabilizer systems,
causes of accidents/injury and hazard awareness,
pedestrian awareness, power line clearances,
Fall Protection (System components EWP specific fit and anchor points),
capacity plates, control systems,
on-slab versus rough terrain,
pre-shift inspection and reporting procedures
work site inspection etc.
Course Location: In-Class (Start 8am) - Alpha Training Solutions, 1066 Tundra Street FSJ (250) 787-9315 - Practical (Start 12:15pm) Rentco Equipment, 8705 -100 Street FSJ (250) 785-1197