Bucket Truck Training Saskatoon - The bucket truck training program is a program which is designed to efficiently train qualified operators so they could lessen the chance of personal injury and incident when working in close proximity to or with bucket trucks or vehicle-mounted aerial work platform. An aerial lift device refers to whichever vehicle-mounted device, telescoping or articulating, or both, that is utilized to position employees to reach locations that would otherwise be inaccessible. Aerial lift devices are made use of to elevate workers to above-ground work sites.
The program aims to provide operators with the skills, knowledge, abilities, and training materials required to be able to safely and efficiently operate vehicle-mounted aerial work platforms.
The program consists of a hands-on training session and a classroom training session. In order to become certified, participants must be successful in both parts. A full-size certificate and a wallet-size certificate will be given upon finishing the program.
Kinds of lifts consist of extensible boom platforms, articulating boom platforms, vertical towers, aerial ladders and aerial ladder trucks and any combination of these devices. Aerial lift devices are normally made of metal, wood, fiberglass, reinforced plastic or other materials.
Articulating boom platform: many hinged boom parts.
Extensible boom platform: has either a telescopic boom or an extensible boom.
Platform: the component of an aerial device which is designed to carry employees.
Mobile unit: a combination of aerial devices, like for example its vehicle and related equipment.
Employees who work with aerial devices have the responsibility of making certain that they are properly trained and authorized. Workers should make sure that people who are not authorized and trained do not use lift devices. Workers should make sure that they wear the correct protective equipment when working from the platform.
Course content consists of operating the vehicle-mounted aerial work platform, safe operating practices, pre-shift inspections, use of emergency controls, lifting capacity, and administering theory and practical tests. Operators will know legal requirements under the federal and local regulations.