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Aerial Work Platform Operator in Canton, MA | Local 481

This custom aerial work platform certification class, designed for motion picture crew members, includes an eight-hour classroom section with presentation, discussion, video and a written test which is followed by pre-operation inspections and 60-minute, individual practical appointments conducted on boom lifts, scissor lifts and a mast lifts. The Local 481 trainers who lead this class, Phil Reilly and Eric Komar, are both JLG Certified Instructors. They conduct the class and also oversee all practical, hands-on appointments with the assistance of Local 481 mentors.
The classroom portion addresses these items and more:

  • Applicable OSHA regulations, ANSI standards and Safety Bulletins
  • Fall protection and fall arrest
  • Minimum approach distances
  • Collision hazards
  • Assessing tip over risk and range of motion
  • Work site hazard assessment
  • Ground safety

Each participant performs a function tests machines prior to operation during the practical exercise. This class stresses safety throughout and exceeds OSHA training program criteria.

DATES: March 3-4, 2018


INSTRUCTOR: Phil Reilly and Eric Komar, JLG Certified Trainers

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Course Reimbursement Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 481 for more information.