AWP Training and Certification- OSHA Aerial Platform Training- Total Equipment Training

Total Equipment Training – Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Training

AWP Training – OSHA 1926.21, 1926.453, 1926.454

Scissor Lift, Man Lift, Boom Lift, Hotel Lift, Cherry Picker, Stock Picker…No matter what you call it or what type of lift you use, OSHA requires that operators receive training to work with them as well as recognize any type of hazard that could make a lift task dangerous. In addition to regulations for operating the aerial work platform, many lifts will also be covered under OSHA’s fall protection regulation 1926.503.

AWP Training Program Outline


Total Equipment Training offers a comprehensive Aerial Work Platform (Lift) program which covers all pertinent OSHA standards. We tailor our program to meet your specific aerial lift needs and provide your employees with the knowledge to safely operate the equipment and the ability to recognize possible hazards as well as implement a program to minimize those hazards.

All operators will receive classroom training, hands on training by our qualified trainers, and will take both a written test and a practical evaluation to evidence their competency and provide you with the necessary documentation of training required by OSHA.

Total Equipment Training’s Aerial Work Platform Training Program is approved by the US Department of Labor and OSHA recognized. It will include, but is not limited to:

Classroom Training

  • Applications and types of equipment
  • Inspection of the AWP
  • Personnel safety – fall protection and PPE
  • Federal and manufacturers rules
  • Electrical hazards
  • Principles of Operation
  • Equipment considerations/li>
  • Load safety
  • Federal and manufacturers rules
  • Preventive Maintenance

Hands-On Training

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Load Handling
  • Fueling and preventive maintenance
  • Traveling when personnel are in basket
  • Operational checks
  • Pre-operation inspection
  • Position of equipment (ground conditions)/li>
  • Control familiarization
  • Driving equipment (both in basket and ground controls)
  • Securing the machine
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Contact us today or give our office a call at (610) 321-2679 and our knowledgeable staff will provide you with the information you need and tailor a program to fit your needs and meet OSHA requirements.