Scissor Lifts for General Industry - Online Training Course

Interactive Training
20 minutes
Last Updated

Course Description

Scissor Lifts for General Industry - Online Training Course

This course is designed to familiarize you with the different types of hazards related to scissor lifts, as well as help you understand what preventive measures you can take to stay safe while operating or working near them.

  • Scissor Lifts for General Industry eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Using Scissor Lifts Safely
      • What is a Scissor Lift?
      • Types of Hazards
      • Inspection & Maintenance
      • Stabilization
      • Positioning
      • Fall Protection
  • Intended Audience: Any employee in general industry who uses a scissor lift
  • Regs Covered:
    • 1910.333(c) – Selection and Use of Work Practices
    • 1926.451 – General requirements
    • 1926.452(w) – Additional requirements applicable to specific types of scaffolds - mobile scaffolds
    • 1926.454 – Training requirements
  • ANSI standards (not incorporated by reference in any general industry standard, but recommended by OSHA):
    • ANSI/SIA A92.3 — Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platform
    • ANSI/SIA A92.6 — Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms
  • Length: 20 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.


After completing this course, learners will be able to:
  • Recognize the types of hazards associated with scissor lifts
  • Explain safe work practices related to the inspection, maintenance, fall protection, stabilization, and positioning
  • Discuss training and re-training requirements for employees who use them on the job
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