Articulating Boom Lift

  • Course Location: SSM and on-site
    Class Size:
    12 maximum
    Course Duration:
    1 day (8 hours, depending on class size)
    Classroom and practical
    $239 per person

    Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing.

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    Articulating Boom Lift Course Description

    Aerial work platform, training, course

    This course includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies.

    Safety Services Manitoba’s aerial work platform training provides students with the most current legislative information including the CAN/CSA-CAN/CSA-B354.8:17 Mobile elevating work platforms — Operator (driver) training (ISO 18878:2013, MOD).

    Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course.

      Learning Outcomes & Course Agenda

    • Module 1 – Standards/Regulations and Operator Qualifications
    • Module 2 – Safe Operating Guidelines
      • Equipment and worksite hazards
    • Module 3 – Boom lift Components
    • Module 4 – Boom Lift/Power Source Inspections:
      • Battery changing and charging
      • Liquid fuels
      • Compressed fuel
      • Hydraulic operation/functional testing
    • Module 5
      • Fall protection, use & inspections
    • Written Test
    • Practical Training
      • As a group, conduct a pre-op inspection of boom lift
      • Visual
      • Operational (function tests)
    • Practical Evaluation
      • Participants will each drive the MEWP/AWP through a course set up by the instructor to test driving abilities

      Legislation

    Manitoba Regulation

    CAN/CSA-B354.8:17 Mobile elevating work platforms

    5 Requirements for training, familiarization and authorizing operators

    Only personnel properly trained, familiarized and authorized in accordance with this International Standard shall operate a MEWP/AWP.

    7.4 Training/retraining

    The operator shall be trained or retrained as necessary to keep the level of proficiency at an acceptable level.

    • Expiration of valid training period which shall not exceed 5-years

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