Aerial work platforms provide a temporary workspace as an alternative to ladders or scaffolding. They can be used to perform inspection, maintenance, or repairs. This course describes basic types of aerial work platforms and how to work with them safely. It provides an overview of safety requirements, controls, preparation, work rules, hazards, and other safety precautions related to elevated platforms. This course discusses vertical towers, articulating boom platforms, aerial ladders, and extensible boom platforms.
Topics Covered in This Course:
Types of Aerial Work Platforms
Requirements for equipment and controls
Considerations that must be taken prior to operating an aerial work platform
Safe work practices when working with and around aerial work platforms