Scissor Lift Operations and Safety

Scissor Lift Operations and Safety

Updated Jan 20, 2021

 When you have finished this lesson, you will be able to explain the importance of operating a scissor lift according to the step-by-step procedures listed in most operating manuals. You will also be able to explain the safety measures to be followed in detail and the importance of thorough pre-operation inspections. This lesson satisfies the training requirements for OSHA section 29 CFR 1926 (Subpart L) section 453 including appendices and the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) ANSI/SIA/ A92.6-2006.

• State the importance of following all safety rules

• Identify steps in the pre-operation inspection of the scissor lift

• Recall the importance of good maintenance practices

• Identify a number of the function tests to be performed on the scissor lift

• Explain the importance of a workplace inspection

• Describe the operating instructions of a scissor lift