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Elevating Work Platforms

Program Description

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

This program is intended for personnel who operate or supervise the operation of any of the following equipment:

  • Non self-propelled elevating work platforms
  • Self-propelled elevating work platforms
  • Self-propelled boom-type elevating work platforms.

Elevating Work Platforms training provides basic information on elevating work platforms. After the training the employer must provide oral, written, and hands-on instruction in the specific machine the worker will operate and the specific hazards the worker could encounter in the workplace.


Program Content

  • Equipment types and selection
  • Basic hazards
  • Regulations and responsibilities
  • Stability and tipping
  • Equipment inspection
  • Safe practices
  • Safe operation (an evaluated demonstration of machine operation skills)

To receive a program certificate the participant must complete the classroom learning exercises and satisfy the requirements of the hands-on inspection and operation portion of the program.


Who Should Attend?

Anyone who works with or around elevating work platforms (including supervisors)


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Participants must bring a CSA-certified hard hat, CSA-certified safety boots, CSA-certified full-body harness and lanyard, and eye protection.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

This course has a prerequisite, so online registration is not available. Please contact a Customer Service Representative at 1-800-263-5024 to register.


Session Details

From: Sep 23, 2021 - To: Dec 16, 2021
City: Any
Region: Any

E72627Elevating Work Platform9/23/2021 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E72638Elevating Work Platform12/16/2021 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register

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