Aerial Work Platforms - Keeping Your People Safe and Compliant [3623]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Short North Ballroom A

   David Hoover, Senior Safety Trainer, Forklift Training Systems

Track: Industrial Safety
Secondary Track: Training and Education
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


Everyone knows forklift operators have to be trained. However, do you know that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) also requires employers to train their aerial work platform operators? Aerial work platforms are commonly called boom and scissor lifts. In this session, you will learn the OSHA standards that cover cover aerial work platforms, required training and what fall protection/fall restraint rules apply. The presenter discusses the "big four killers" so you can evaluate your site for them.

Learning Objectives:
Identify the OSHA standards that apply to aerial work platforms
Explain why OSHA requires training on aerial work platforms
Identify the four most common hazards of aerial work platforms
Recognize how training on aerial work platforms brings compliance and greater safety to your company

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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