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

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

2021 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
September 3, 48:30am–5:00pm2Weekday/ WeekendOnlineAugust 30$420
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 1/3/2022

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 successful in a video conferencing course.

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop (*no phone); one student per device
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth

Videoconferencing Requirements