Aerial Lifts for Construction - Online Training Course

Interactive Training
25 minutes
Last Updated

Course Description

Aerial Lifts for Construction - Online Training Course



Aerial lifts provide construction workers the convenience and accessibility to perform work at elevated heights that other types of equipment are not capable of or designed to do. However, with convenience comes an increased risk of injuries or death due to falls, crushing and electrocution. Adherence to safe work practices and adequate training helps keep workers safe and injury-free while using aerial lifts on the job.

  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Explain the primary intended use and identify different types used on the job
    • Recognize the types of hazards associated with aerial lifts
    • Discuss training and re-training requirements for workers
    • Explain safe work practices related to inspection, operation, and maintenance
  • Intended Audience: Any worker in the construction industry who operates or works near an aerial lift
  • Regs Covered: 1926.451(f)(6); 1926.453 Aerial Lifts; and 1926.454 Training Requirements
  • Length: 25 minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2017

System Req.

This course can be completed using a tablet device, such as an iPad or Android tablet. We do not recommend nor support using a mobile device with a screen size of fewer than seven inches, such as a smartphone.

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Windows XP operating system, or later
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • Speakers or headphones, soundcard or onboard audio source
  • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 19 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 25 or higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of those browsers as well as the latest version of Flash. 
    • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
    • JavaScript must be enabled
    • Flash Player 10, however, the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
    • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
  • Minimum bandwidth availability of 1.5 Mbps. 3.0 Mbps or higher recommended.



This course is designed to familiarize learners with hazards related to aerial lifts and provide best practices to ensure safety while operating or working near one.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Aerial Lifts
      • What is it?
      • Types of Hazards
      • Training Requirements
      • Performing Inspections
      • Staying Safe While Operating
      • Performing Maintenance
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