- This event has passed.
Do not overload aerial or scissor lifts.
April 4 - April 5
Both aerial and scissor lifts have a maximum working load ratingthat must not be exceeded. The weight of the worker(s) plus their
tools and materials must be compared to this rating. It is not
uncommon to see workers lift building materials (i.e., glass) with
them and the total weight exceeds the maximum rating. The angle
of aerial lift booms also has an effect on the maximum, load