OSX 949d • Trainer Course: MEWPs (Aerial Lift)

OSX 949d • Trainer Course: Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs)

2023 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
June 1, 28:30am–5:00pm2WeekdayCarsonMay 27$420
December 4, 58:30am–5:00pm2WeekdayCarsonNovember 30$420
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 2/16/2023

Course Description

Aerial LiftThis course is designed to develop the skills needed to train aerial lift operators on four key concepts: proficiency demonstration, responsibility, safety and equipment familiarization. Training requirements, classification, safe operation, and adult learning techniques will be emphasized during this training.

It is expected that all participants will operate a scissor lift and boom lift during the familiarization part of this training following established familiarization procedures.

Upon completion of this course, students will learn the differences between various lift trucks, how to reduce injuries to co-workers and operators, and minimize damage to property and cargo.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe OSHA and Ca/OSHA requirements for aerial lift training
  2. Identify national consensus standards for aerial lift training
  3. Identify abatement methods for common aerial lift hazards
  4. Demonstrate concepts pf pre-operational inspections
  5. Describe the process of equipment familiarization
  6. Describe effective principals of adult learning techniques.

CEUs: 1.5
Prerequisites: Valid Aerial lift Operator Card
Course Length: 2 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad.


System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be able to successfully take part in a CSUDH OTIEC course, whether participating in person or online via video conferencing.

In Person System and Equipment Requirements

  • A laptop with Wi-Fi capability

Online System and Equipment Requirements

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop; one student per device
  • A stand-alone webcam or secondary device such as a phone for students attending OSHA 510, 511, 500 and 501.
  • Built-in or stand-alone speakers and a microphone

Videoconferencing Requirements