Mobile Elevated Work Platform Operator Training

Student Materials:

Mobile Elevated Work Platform Training Manual
Supplemental Handouts and Related Materials

Types of Equipment Covered

Mobile Elevated Work Plaforms
Scissor Lifts
Articulated Boom Lifts
Stick Boom Lifts


Numerate / Literate
Pass Mark required for both Theory and Practical is 75%
Course duration is three days depending on experience
Refresher course duration is two days.
Certificate subject to renewal every two years.

Standards Covered

OSHA Vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platforms. - 1910.67
OSHA Aerial lifts. - 1926.453
OSHA Scissor Lifts (Classified as mobile scaffolding) - 1926.452(w)
ANSI/SIA A92.5 Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms
ANSI/SIA A92.6 Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platform (Includes Scissor type lifts)
ANSI/SIA A92.3 Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platforms
ANSI/SIA A92.2 Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Aerial Devices (Includes Bucket Trucks and Trailer Mounted Booms)
BSI standards
LOLER and PUWER regulations

Topics Covered

Terminology and Definitions
Operator Qualifications, Responsibilities and Conduct
Machine Selection
Safe and Efficient Operating Techniques
Proper Machine Set -up
Hand Signals
General Operation & Safety
Workplace Materials
Hazard Identification
Working Near Power Lines
Safety Decals
5 Principals of Safe Crane Operation
Working at height safety
Fall protection systems