Boom Lift Operator Training

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  • Boom Lift Operator Training
  • Boom Lift Operator Training

Target Audience
Novice or Experienced Boom Lift Operators. Site Specific and On Site Training Available.

Learning Outcomes

  • Comprehend Boom Lift Fundamentals and Regulations
  • Understand Safe Operating Procedures and Eliminating Potential Hazards
  • Identify Boom Lift Components and Their Functions
  • Understand Boom Lift Stability Characteristics, Limitations, and Inspection and Care
  • Understand Methods for the Safe Operations of a Boom Lift


  • WorkSafeBC Rules, Regulations and Requirements
  • Ariel Work Platform Classifications
  • Required Safety Features
  • Boom Lift Components and Functions
  • Pre-Shift Inspections
  • Stability Characteristics
  • Operator Controls
  • Steering, Maneuvering and Traveling
  • Shutdown Procedures
  • Flammable and Re-fueling Hazards
  • Personal Protective Equipment; Including Fall Arrest Systems
  • Overall Safety, Maintenance and Care of the Machine

Required Time

  • 8hr Course – Theory and Practical
  • Recertification – Dependent on Class Size 4hrs (approx.)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Theory (Require 80% for Pass)
  • Student Demonstration (Require 80% for Pass)

Understanding the Following

  • Rules, Regulations and Standards Governing the Safe Operations of a Boom Lift
  • Boom Lift Components and their Functions
  • Maneuvering and Steering Characteristics and Capabilities
  • Boom Lift Stability and the Forces that can affect the Overall Stability of the Machine
  • How to Complete and Document Pre-Start Inspections
  • Machine Warning Decals and their Placement
  • Operational and Driving Hazards
  • Battery Maintenance and Care Precautions
  • Refueling Precautions
  • Overall Machine Maintenance and Care

Delivery Method for this Training is Divided Into

  • Theory – Manuals, PowerPoint, & Videos
  • Practical – Student Demonstration and Assessment

This Course Follows WorkSafeBC Regulations and the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations (OHSR). Also, Including Canadian Standard Association (CSA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Visit

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