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Aerial Lift Training

    .    Only trained and authorized persons are allowed to operate an aerial lift. Training should include: 

    •    Explanations of electrical, fall, and falling object hazards; 

    •    Procedures for dealing with hazards; 

    •    Recognizing and avoiding unsafe conditions in the work setting; 

    •    Instructions for correct operation of the lift (including maximum intended load and load capacity); 

    •    Demonstrations of the skills and knowledge needed to operate an aerial lift before operating it on the job; 

    •    When and how to perform inspections;and 

    •    Manufacturer’s requirements. 


Workers should be retrained if any of the following conditions occur:

  • An accident occurs during aerial lift use,
  • Workplace hazards involving an aerial lift are discovered, or
  • A different type of aerial lift is used.

Employers are also required to retrain workers who they observe operating an aerial lift improperly.



Source: OSHA

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IRWIN Industries, Inc. is a full-service construction, maintenance, outage, turnaround and fabrication company serving America's energy and industrial infrastructure markets since 1922.

We provide a safe, qualified and experienced workforce with a focus on safe operations and customer satisfaction.

Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our customers and provide the highest value by delivering safe, high quality, cost effective, and dependable results.

IRWIN Industries, Inc.
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1580 W. Carson Street, Long Beach, California 90810 | (310) 233-3000

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5901 Edison Drive, Oxnard, California 93033 | (805) 874-3050

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