Course Outcomes

By the end of this two day course, successful delegates will have an understanding of:

  • General Safety Rules
  • Manual handling guidelines
  • Planning and execution of work
  • Using the aerial platform safely
  • Safety features on aerial platforms
  • The effect of the centre of gravity on stability
  • The capacity chart
  • Materials Safety data sheets
  • Routine inspection and repairs

Case studies involving aerial platform accidents are discussed to warn Participants against taking unnecessary risks.

Practical

The practical sessions will make use of platforms in use at one of the participants’ premises.  Sessions will involve a rief explanation of the platform operations manual and basic operations are explained.