Working with Heights | Georgia


3 Workplace Safety Topic Hours | Online Video Course | Instructor:  Nelson Gelinas
This course covers the basic use of fork lifts and requirements for proper operation, hazards, inspections and maintenance, best practices for using aerial lifts or platforms, as well as employer responsibilities for maintaining a safe working environment which includes the use, maintenance, inspection, lifelines of PPE.

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Working With Heights


1. Powered Industrial Trucks (55 Minutes) This video training program covers the basic use of powered industrial trucks (fork lifts), and includes specific requirements regarding proper operation, hazards, inspections and maintenance of these useful, but potentially dangerous vehicles in the workplace.

2. Aerial Work Platforms of Lifts (45 Minutes) This course highlights standards related certification, fall protection, safety hazards, operation and overall best practices for using aerial lifts or platforms.

3. Fall Protection (60 Minutes) Falls are one of the most common types of serious injuries and deaths. Employers are responsible for maintaining a safe working environment, but when fall protection devices are impractical, personal fall protection equipment may be used. This course outlines the standard equipment use, maintenance and inspection requirements for harnesses, lanyards, lifelines, tethers and more.

Powered Industrial Trucks

Lesson 1

  • Certification and Training
  • What makes a fork lift different?
    • Weight
    • Steering
    • Tires
  • Inspections
  • Safe Travel Procedures
    • Right-of-way
    • Speed
    • Turns

Lesson 2

  • Parking
  • Tipovers
  • Stability Triangle
  • Visibility
  • Ramps and Loading Docks
  • Refueling
  • Picking up a Pallet

Aerial Work Platforms of Lifts

Lesson 1

  • Purpose and Types
  • Certification
  • Fall Protection
  • Energized Lines and other Hazards

Lesson 2

  • Inspections
    • Vehicle Components
    • Lift Components
  • Operating the Lift

Fall Protection

Lesson One

  • Choosing the right equipment:
    • General Industry
    • Construction Trades
  • Positioning devices, rescue/retrieval devices
  • Harnesses
    • inspect, ANSI
    • proper fit
    • features

Lesson Two

  • Lanyards
    • inspect
    • locks and rivets
    • features
    • Pendulum Effect
  • Anchorage
    • requirements
    • best practices

Lesson Three

  • Rescue plans
    • suspension trauma
    • best practices
    • trauma straps
    • tethers

Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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