COURSE: Boom (Bucket) Truck Safety

COMPLIANCE REFERENCE: T8 CCR 3648

DURATION OF COURSE: Initial 16 hours, Refresher 8 hours

PROGRAM GOALS
Working on elevated surfaces while operating equipment is a significant cause of serious accidents. This course will examine the potential hazards, capabilities, limitations, safety features and operations characteristics of boom and bucket trucks. Course will be equipment specific.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
At the completion of this training session, the participants will be acquainted with the following information:

  • OSHA regulations 
  • Equipment specifications
  • Associated hazards
  • Engineering principles
  • Operating characteristics
  • Equipment inspection
  • Fall protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hands-on operation

At the conclusion of the class, each participant will take a written examination and complete a course evaluation.

Note: Course will include video presentations, site specific discussions and equipment inspections.