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OSSA Elevated Work Platform Training

OSSA Elevated Work Platform Training is for workers who must have suitable technical training to use these items of heavy equipment in a safe, effective manner.

OSSA Elevated Work Platform Training program consists of a classroom training session and a practical training session. All participants must pass both sessions to become certified. Successful participants receive a wallet OSSA Elevated Work Platform certificate of achievement.

Many work sites, whether within processing, manufacturing, construction or oil and gas, require working on an elevated work platform.

This training program is designed to meet the needs of Aerial Platform Operators, regardless of brand. Maritime Environmental Training Institute is offering OSSA Elevated Work Platform through Canadian Industrial Construction Training.

A prerequisite for this course is Fall Protection.

Topics Covered

Introducing the principles of safe operation of a an Aerial Platform Lift
Instructing the individual how to evaluate operating skills
Introducing the regulatory bodies governing operators
Explaining proper record keeping
Location and Identification of Components
Safety Precautions
Competent Personnel
Components, Inspection
Temperature/Weather
Level Surface, Travel
Loading/Unloading
Electrocution Hazard
Lifting, Pushing, Towing
Communication
Employer and Worker Responsibility
Emergency Procedures

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METI OSSA Elevated Work Platform Instructor, Chris Thomas

OSSA EWP  Expires every 3 years.

OSSA Fall Protection training is a pre-requisite for OSSA Elevated Work Platform Training, you will be required to present proof of OSSA Fall Protection Training prior to attending this course. Participants must be prepared with their own PPE including steel toed boots. METI will provide the required fall protection PPE (i.e. harness and lanyard).

Other Driver & Operator Training Offered at METI

Forklift Operator Safety Training 
Zoom Boom Training – Rough Terrain Telehandler Safety Training
Aerial Lift Safety Training – Boom Lift And Scissor Lift Training
Aerial Lift Operator Safety Training – Boom Lift Training
Aerial Lift Operator Training – Scissor Lift Operator Safety
Skid Steer Operator Training
Professional Driver Improvement Course – PDIC Training
Defensive Driving Training
Air Brakes Training
Cargo Securement and Handling Training NSC Standard 10

Other OSSA Training Programs Offered by METI

Oil Sands Safety Training (OSSA)
OSSA Confined Space Entry & Monitoring Training
OSSA Fall Protection Training
OSSA Fire Watch (Spark Watch) Training
OSSA Elevated Work Platform Training
OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)