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Manlifts / Aerial Lifts / Bucket Trucks

The purpose of this program is to establish criteria for the training of manlift, aerial lift, and bucket truck operators and ensure employee(s)' health and safety while operating and/or working around manlifts, aerial lifts, and bucket trucks, as required by OSHA.

Training must be done by a qualified person experienced with the particular lift model and must include:

  • Nature of electrical, fall, and other hazards involved in operating lift
    Precautions for dealing with hazards;
  • Rated load capacity for the lift (including workers, tools, materials, bucket liner, etc.);
  • Manufacturer requirements, as outlined in operator manual, and;
  • Demonstration of skill and knowledge in actual operation of the aerial lift.

 

References

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.66 - Powered Platforms
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.67 - Vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platforms
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.68 - Manlifts
OSHA 29 CFR 1926.453 - Aerial lifts
OSHA 29 CFR 1926.452(w) Mobile scaffolds

 

Contacts

Overall Program Management - Peter Skeels, or call (732) 445 - 2550
 

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