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Hydraulic Material – Handling Aerial Devices

Program Description

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

Modern technology has simplified many tasks over the years, including work in the line trade. This program provides participants with a thorough understanding of the safe practices required when operating material handling aerial devices. Participants are required to bring their own CSA approved head, eye, hearing and foot protection, leather gloves, traffic vest, Bucket harness and lanyard, suitable clothing for outside work. The participant will not be permitted to participate in the course if they do not bring the noted personal protective equipment and tools.


Program Content

  • Interpretation of relevant regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Basic hydraulic theory
  • Stability ratings for hydraulic aerial devices
  • Load charts
  • Safe work practices for manual/hydraulic jibs and winches
  • Field practice—various material handling operations

Who Should Attend?

Personnel who operate or maintain hydraulic material handling aerial devices (including supervisors).

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Program Duration
2 Days
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