Industrial Safety Online is a leader in providing online safety and awareness training for individuals and companies across Canada. This online Aerial Work Platform certification course provides the learner with the knowledge required for the safe operation of all scissor, push-around, straight-stick boom, and articulating boom lifts.
Throughout the course students are provided with access to elevated work platform (EWP) specific OHS requirements for every province and territory in Canada; a practical evaluation checklist; and easy-to-use instructions for evaluating operator competence on the machine. This online course exceeds all CSA/OHS requirements for classroom operator safety training certification in all Canadian provinces and territories, and meets CSA standards B354.1, B354.2 and B354.4, ANSI standards A92.3, A92.5 and A92.6
Please note: A practical evaluation is required to complete the certification process and can be performed by a supervisor or other authorized personnel.
This online Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification course covers the following topics:
- Federal and provincial EWP-related legislation requirements for the machine, employees, supervisors, and employers
- Common EWP incidents and accidents
- Different types of EWPs
- Machine components, controls, and safe-guards
- Capacities and stability principles
- Envelope management systems
- Best machine choice
- Pre-operational inspections
- Hydraulic system dangers
- Battery charging/maintenance
- Rescue planning
- Proper communication
- Parking and shutting down
This course should take the learner approximately 4 hours. A passing mark of 80% is required to receive a certificate. The learner will be provided three (3) attempts if the passing mark is not achieved on the first attempt. A certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
The course is available on most mobile devices and tablets including Android, IOS(Apple) and those products with a Windows Operating System. It is recommended to launch the course in Google Chrome or Firefox for the best learning experience.