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Aerial Platform-Boom and Scissor Online Course

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Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor Online Course Overview

This online Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor course aims to reduce the risks related to straight telescoping boom, articulating boom, and scissor lift type mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) by teaching you the fundamentals of safe operating procedures.


Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor Course Standards

This course was developed to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in:

  • CSA standard B354.8 (May 2017)
  • ANSI standards A92.5 and A92.6 (Additional consideration provided for the draft ANSI standard 92.24)
  • OSHA 1926.453


I-CAB Recognized Course

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessments.


Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor Online Course Topics

  • Responsibilities as an aerial platform operator
  • Manuals and signal words
  • Required PPE
  • Types of aerial platforms and their components
  • Factors that impact machine stability
  • Aerial platform attachments and modifications
  • Walk around inspections and function tests
  • Operational hazards
  • Safe start-up, operation, shutdown, and fuelling procedures
  • Scissor lift components


Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor Online Course Duration

Approximately 105 minutes


Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor Pass Mark

A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.


Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. Please note that, in most jurisdictions, additional practical evaluation on equipment may be required to ensure regulatory compliance.


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This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most Internet capable mobile devices with standard web browsing capabilities.


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