Aerial lift-boom lift

This course is intended for aerial lift and boom lift operators, with or without experience, who are required to inspect and operate all types of aerial lifts in a safe manner. The course complies with CAN/CSA B335-2-01 standards, as well as the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety (ROHS) and articles 49 and 51 of the Act respecting occupational health and safety (A0HS) administered by the CSST.  Multitraining SST Inc. is accredited as a training body by the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail for the application of the Act to promote the development and recognition of skills of the labor force. (Registration number 0056901).

 

TIME FRAME

  • Theory – 4 hours
  • Practical assessment – approximately 30 minutes per participant

 

AIMED CUSTOMERS

  • Operators with or without experience
  • Administrators
  • Members of the health and safety committee

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Raise awareness of the hazards inherent to the use of aerial lifts and boom lifts
  • Adopt safe work practices

 

METHODOLOGY

  • Theory on PowerPoint presentation
  • Theoretical exam based on understanding
  • Practical assessment of operators

 

THEORETICAL CONTENT

  • Introduction
  • Laws and standards
  • Statistics and accidents (analysis of the cause of accidents)
  • Pre-start inspection
  • Inspection of the workplace before use
  • Inspection of harness and rigging rope
  • Responsibility to report a problem or failure
  • Moving with or without a load
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Importance of hazard labels and decals
  • Driving safety rules
  • Identify the risks
  • Multiple choice theoretical exam

 

PRACTICAL CONTENT

Assessment of the skills of the participants based on the following criteria:

  • Pre-start inspection
  • Inspection and adjustment of the harness and rigging rope
  • Establishing the safety perimeter
  • Safe handling of the aerial lift
  • Identification  of hazards specific to the company

 

Following the training session and subject to the successful passing of the theoretical and practical exams, participants will receive a certificate of training and a competency card attesting their skills to operate the aerial lift/boom lift they will be driving.