Boom And Scissor Lift Safety

Native Education & Training College
Of Business, Healthcare,
Human Services & Technology

147 McIntyre St. W., Suite 101, North Bay, ON P1B 2Y5
Toll Free: 1.800.267.2577 Fax: 705.497.7839

Boom And Scissor Lift Safety

Aerial work platforms provide a temporary workspace as an alternative to ladders or scaffolding. They can be used to perform inspections, maintenance, or repairs. The vast majority of accidents related to aerial work platforms, approximately 90%, are caused by inappropriate behavior on the part of the operator. Through this online training, the operator will be informed of the safety rules and compliance with all prescribed operating procedures for the efficient and safe operation of a boom or a scissor lift platform.

Target Audience

All workers who may use a boom or scissor lift.


• Identify aerial work platform types

• Describe requirements for equipment and controls

• List considerations to take before operating an aerial work platform

• List safe work practices

• Recognize existing hazards of aerial work platforms

Course Content/Educational Approach

Training based on high-quality, realistic 3D simulations that allow learners to clearly visualize risk situations and applicable solutions. Many interactions are included throughout the course to ensure the learners’ participation and understanding.

Duration: 20 minutes

Evaluation: Built-in exam

Passing Score: 85%

Price: $49.95


Internet connection, computer speakers or headphones required.

The duration of the training is a general indication and may vary from one person to another.

This training is recognized by the following client corporations:


Alcoa Canada Cie

Aluminerie Alouette

Aluminerie de Deschambault (ADQ)

ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada


Arrimage Québec


Elkem Métal Canada Inc.

Exceldor Coopérative

Finkl Steel


Glencore – Mine Raglan

IOC Labrador

IOC Sept-Îles



Quebec Iron Ore inc. (Minerai de fer Québec inc.)

SFP Pointe-Noire


Tafisa Canada