To provide guidance in the sate usage of powered platforms, manlifts and vehicle-mounted work platforms
To comply with OSHA standard 1910.67 "Vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platforms".
Departmental supervisors must ensure their employees follow these procedures
ii. Only trained persons shall operate an aerial lift
iii. Belting off to an adjacent pole, structure, or equipment, while working from an aerial lift shall not be permitted
iv. Employees shall always stand firmly on the floor of the basket. Do Not sit or climb on the edge of the basket or use planks, ladders, or other devices for a work position.
v. A body belt shall be worn and a lanyard attached to the boom, or basket when working form an aerial lift.
vi. Stay within specified manufacturer's load limits
vii. Set brakes and outriggers on pads or a sold surface. Install wheel chocks before using an aerial lift on an incline
viii. An aerial lift truck may not be moved when the boom is elevated with men in the basket.
ix. Articulating boom and extensible boom platforms primarily designed as personnel carries, shall have upper and lower platform controls.
xi. Inspect the boom for being properly cradled and that the outriggers are in stow position before moving the aerial lift.