Safe Operation of a Bucket Truck Training

Safe Operation of a Bucket Truck Training

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Course Summary

Competent operators must be familiar with equipment hazards, dangers and applicable legislation. They must be knowledgeable and have training on the specific equipment that they will be operating.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss applicable legislation
  • Identify hazards specific to the environment and equipment
  • Perform pre-shift Inspections
  • Follow safe operating procedures
  • Safely mount and dismount the equipment
  • Explain the basics of hoisting and rigging
  • Explain the basics of rescue

Equipment Evaluation

Upon completion of the theory portion of the program, a hands-on practical evaluation is required to complete the certification. OSG recommends that practical evaluations be completed within 90 days of completing the theory portion of the program.

Target Audience

Bucket truck operators, supervisors, JHSC members, and safety representatives.

Legislative Reference

Reg. for Industrial Establishments s. 51.(2)

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