Friday, August 31, 2007

OSHA Aerial Lift Training Requirements

OSHA Regulations regarding training of operators of aerial devices and digger derricks.

1910.67 (c)(2)(ii)
Only trained persons shall operate an aerial lift.

1926.453 (b)(2)(ii)
Only authorized persons shall operate an aerial lift.

OSHA Training Requirements
  • Employers shall provide training in the various precautions, safe work practices, and use of personal protective equipment needed to perform the job.
  • The employer shall certify and maintain records that employees have been trained.
  • Formal training shall consist of classroom type training and/or on the-job training. Proficiency testing of classroom and "hands-on" skills is required.
OSHA 1910.67 (b)(1) and 1926.453 (a)(1) Incorporate ANSI A92.2 by reference
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