Bucket Truck Operator Safety

Overview The Bucket Truck Operator course provides new and experienced industry professionals with the knowledge, skills, and materials necessary to safely operate bucket truck operators on the safe use, inspection, and required maintenance of bucket trucks. During training, participants will utilize Bucket Truck vehicles to perform skill testing, job-related simulations, and scenario-driven aerial lift manipulation exercises.
Duration/Length 4 hours
Target Audience New and experienced bucket truck operators
CFR Reference 29 CFR 1926.450-453
Pre-requisites Fall Protection
Course Format Classroom and hands-on
Course Objectives • Standards and Requirements
• Components of Basic Hydraulic Systems
• Operating Specifications of Support Structures
• Operation of Aerial Lift Devices and Derrick Diggers with Associated Auxiliary Tools and Equipment
• Safety Procedures
• Aerial Lift Rescue Training
• Rescue Procedures
• Field Activities