Elevating Work Platforms

CSA B354 Standard Compliant


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Elevating Work Platform Training

Any person operating an aerial lift for aerial work platform is required to be trained on the safe use of the equipment, as well as any associated hazards. This course focuses on Type 2a, 2b, 3a and 3b lifts, which are commonly referred to as Scissor Lifts and Boom Lifts.

Worksite Safety’s Aerial Lifts & Aerial Work Platforms Certification program has been developed in accordance with federal and provincial legislation as safety training for workplaces across Canada. This course consists of 10 chapters and a final exam. Once you pass your exam, you may print your certificates of completion (wallet & wall sized).

This course can be paused and resumed at your leisure, the exam has unlimited attempts to be passed, and a permanent record of training will be kept. This course covers topics such as the division of responsibilities, personal protective equipment, fall protection considerations, the different types of aerial lifts, operating procedures, associated hazards, and safe work practices.

Additional training may be required for the specific equipment you will be operating. This training is typically provided by the employer and must be delivered by a competent and qualified person.

This training program is intended to be completed entirely online. Depending on your duties or workplace hazards, equipment training such as operator training, or site-specific training such as overhead hazards may be required. Please contact us for more information or to arrange supplementary or hands-on training.

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Average Duration: 1.5 Hours
Printable Certificate Upon Completion
Plastic Proof of Training Card Available
Unlimited Exam Attempts
CSA B354 Compliant
Valid for 5 Years
Self-Paced. Available 24/7
Live Student Support
Permanent Record of Training
User Management Tools Available

Course Outline

1. Introduction to MEWPS

Chapter one will cover your learning objectives, the different types of aerial lifts, industry recognized best practices, compliance requirements, applicable legislation, demonstration of proficiency, and operator competency requirements.

2. Training Requirements

Learn about what training is required before using a Mobile Elevated Work Platform, certificates, practical training & familiarization, & staying up to date.

3. MEWP Basics

Chapter 3 covers MEWP classifications, scissor lifts, boom lifts, articulating and telescoping lift mechanisms, orientation arrows, manuals, decals, capacity ratings, capacity for multiple people, and safety devices.

4. Operation Controls & Safety Devices

This chapter covers base and platforms controls for scissor and boom lifts, describes lifting sequences and steering the lifts, and teaches the learner about lift safety and emergency features.

5. Hazards

This chapter goes over common hazards associated with mobile elevating work platforms. This lesson includes hazard assessment, fall hazards, collision hazards, weather hazards, and the hierarchy of hazard controls.

6. Stability & Positioning

Learn about stability & tipping. This includes raising a scissor lift, lowering a boom lift, driving on a slope, and driving through rough terrain.

7. Fall Protection

In the fall protection lesson, you will learn about the types of fall protection, MEWP fall protection regulations, guardrails, travel restraint systems, harnesses, lanyards, connectors, anchors, and anchorage points.

8. Inspection Requirements

This chapter goes over the inspection requirements for mobile elevating work platforms, types of inspections, record keeping, required PPE, and what to do when you encounter a problem.

9. Visual & Operational Inspection

The visual and operational inspections lesson covers the manual, decals, capacity plate, tires, frame, floor, ladder, anchorage points, outriggers & stabilizers, and other critical components. It also covers ground controls, horns, platform controls, dead man switch, driving, steering, and motion alarms, safety features, and the emergency stop.

10. Safe Operating Practices

This chapter covers preparing to use a MEWP, using outriggers, raising the platform, traveling, working on a slope, loading & unloading, shutdown, and emergency procedures.

Defensible, Accessible, Compliant.

This Elevated Work Platform training adheres to provincial and federal requirements and the Canadian Standards Association’s B354.7:17 & B354.8:17 standards. Your training is self-paced, narrated, and accessible to screen reading tools. Your training access never expires, and your training records and certificate are stored indefinitely.

This training program contains regular competency assessments and chapter reviews to help ensure learners retain information, as well as a final exam. Once the final exam is completed, you will be issued a digital and printable certificate of completion.

A plastic wallet certificate is also included and typically takes 3-5 days to arrive via Canada Post. Your certificate features a unique ID number and QR code that can be used to validate your training records and view any additional training details.

Additional Services

We put our team of professionals to work to build solutions that improve results, save time, relieve your budget and keep your people safe. In addition to our training programs, we also provide Consulting Services, Train The Trainer Solutions, Course Authoring, and Integration services.

Consulting Services

It is our mandate to develop plans and programs that meet the unique needs and environments where staff carry out their work on a daily basis, creating customized programs that deal with risks specifically for each situation.

Our consulting services include OHS Auditing, Safety Policy Development, Procedure Writing, Training Needs Analysis, Safety Inspections, Job Safety & Hazard Analysis, Emergency Response Planning, and Fall Prevention & Detection.

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Customize and control the learning experience of your staff or customers with our Train the Trainer offerings and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with our lifetime complimentary update service.

These packages educate new trainers on how to deliver in-person training to adult learners. Packages include Instructor Certification courses, expanded reference manuals, ready to customize classroom presentations, exam templates, certificates, and participant guides for students.

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Program Authoring

Deliver original content courses to your staff to address the unique hazards associated with your workplace.

Our team of industry leading instructional designers and subject matter experts are able to develop defensible, effective, and efficient training programs that you can deliver as elearning content, self-learning course books, reference materials for classroom teaching, or as an app that integrates with existing frameworks. Training programs can be something that is built from scratch, or modified using pre-existing course materials from our library or your own.