Member Event: Certification is valid for 3 years
Fall Protection certificate is a pre requisite
The theory portion covers :
OH&S, CSA/ANSI and Manufacturer Requirements, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance, Hazard Assessments
Safe Operating Procedures, Wind and Weather requirements, Electrical Safety,
Types of EWP’s
Pre Use and Pre Operation Inspections, Function Tests, Job Site inspections, Working Envelopes, Envelope Management Systems with High Reach Equipment
Working Weights, Emergency controls, Operator set up and shut down procedures as well as Safe operating practices
There is a Hazard Identification Workshop and a Written Review at the end of the Theory portion.
The Practical Portion covers:
Hazard Assessment, Pre-Operational inspection, Function Tests,
Work Area and Path of Travel Inspection,
Review of the Operators Manual
Actual Operation of a Unit – the trainee must go through a complete series of functions until the Instructor is Confident in the Trainee’s ability to identify and operate all controls, including emergency controls.