Note: Elevating Work Platforms (EWP) are sometimes referred to as Aerial work platforms (AWP) and man-lifts. WCFF can provide practical time on the scissor lift, boom lift or both.
Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) training courses provided by Western Canada Fire & First Aid follow the guidelines and principles outlined in Part 19 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code as well as those established by the Canadian Standards Association and recommendations by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). The PME programs cover the basic knowledge and skill requirements for the safe operation of the equipment and their attachments.
Training is offered at Western Canada Fire & First Aid’s training center in Edmonton, Alberta or onsite at your location with a minimum number of students. Courses can be customized to meet the requirements necessary to operate specific equipment. Please contact us for more details.
Elevated Work Platform (OSSA)
This 8-hour course will contain theory on the basic operational principles for both the vertical aerial platform (scissor lift) and the boom-supported aerial platform. The boom lift will be available for students to use during the practical portion of the instruction. To receive the elevated work platform certification, participants must successfully navigate the boom lift through a predetermined course. Note: A practical on the boom lift is included. A practical on the scissor lift can be added for an additional charge.
Elevated (Aerial) Work Platforms – Industrial
This course is intended for experienced operators requiring certification in order to meet their legislative requirements. The focus of the program is to ensure the operator understands the basic knowledge and skills necessary to operate the EWP in a safe manner. Note: Practical time on the scissor lift, boom lift or both can be provided. Additional charges may apply.
Elevated Work Platform Safety Training Course