Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 45

Slide 45


Title: Aerial lifts (cont'd)

Type: Text Slide with Image


  • Requires use of body belt or harness and lanyard
  • Worker must stand on floor of basket
  • Never exceed load capacity
  • Do not move lift truck with workers in basket unless adequately designed (upper controls – personnel carriers)
  • Brakes set for outrigger use (wheels chocked)

[Includes photo of a worker who is standing on the mid-rail and leaning over the edge of an aerial lift]

Speaker Notes:

This photograph shows a worker who is standing on the mid rail and leaning over the edge. This worker could easily lose his balance and fall out of the platform.

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