Aerial lifts are frequently used to perform work in areas that cannot be accessed from the ground or from solid construction. When working with an aerial lift, an awareness of hazards is a must. Each year, workers die or are seriously injured when using aerial lifts. More than half of the deaths involve boom-supported lifts, such as bucket trucks and cherry pickers. Most of the other deaths involve scissor lifts. This course will introduce common hazards associated with aerial lifts and will discuss safe work practices that you should always follow.
Common hazards associated with aerial lifts Ways to prevent these common hazards Safe pre-operation, operation, and maintenance practices