Scissor Lifts/MEWPS Re-Training

Retraining

Workers should be retrained if any of the following conditions occur:

  • An accident occurs during aerial lift use
  • Workplace hazards involving an aerial lift are discovered
  • A different type of aerial lift is used

Employers are also required to retrain workers who they observe operating an aerial lift improperly.

Facts

  • Aerial Lifts must be used by authorized and trained operators ONLY
  • Maximum capacity vary according to size
  • 300 to 1,000 pounds and 1 to 4 people
  • Capacity is total persons, tools & material
  • Always follow manufacturer’s guidelines