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ES&H Manual

 

DOCUMENT ID:

6147 Appendix T1

Training Requirements – Aerial Work Platforms

 

 

1.0          Purpose

 

Qualified Aerial Work Platform Operators at Jefferson Lab are approved by their Supervisor; trained on the proper use and operation of the equipment; and authorized access by the Material Handling Safety Representative (MHSR).  This appendix provides the requirements necessary to be considered a Qualified Aerial Work Platform Operator at Jefferson Lab.

 

2.0          Scope

 

Aerial work platform training is subject to the minimum requirements outlined in ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T1 Training Requirements for Material Handling Equipment.

 

Individuals are trained and authorized by Jefferson Lab’s MHSR to operate aerial work platforms on behalf of Jefferson Lab.

 

Construction subcontractors are approved by Jefferson Lab’s MHSR on a job-by-job basis prior to operating aerial work platforms on behalf of Jefferson Lab.  Previous experience, applicability of equipment, and currency of training are all reviewed prior to authorization.

 

This document is performed in coordination with ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Material Handling Equipment Program and ES&H Manual Chapter 6147 Material Handling Equipment – Aerial Work Platforms.

 

3.0          Responsibilities

NOTE:           Management authority may be delegated at the discretion of the responsible manager.

 

3.1            Supervisor/Subcontracting Officer’s Technical Representative (SOTR)/Sponsors

·       Approve individuals to be trained/qualified in the use of aerial work platforms. 

 

3.1.1       SOTR Also:

·       Notify subcontractors that aerial work platform operator qualifications are reviewed and approved by the MHSR prior to commencement of work; or,

·       Submit a request to the MHSR for subcontractors to attend Subcontractor Aerial Work Platform Operator Safety Orientation Training (SAF 302 – Aerial Work Platform).

 

3.2            Material Handling Safety Representative (MHSR)

·       Conduct aerial work platform operator training.

·       Review and, if acceptable, approve Qualified Aerial Work Platform Operators equivalency requests.

 

4.0          Training Requirements

 

4.1            General Qualifications

 

·       Be at least 18 years old.

·       Possess a valid state motor vehicle driver’s license.

·       Understand spoken and written English.

 

4.2            Aerial Work Platform Operator Training

 

·       Initial TrainingSAF 302 – Aerial Work Platform – Administered in a classroom setting followed by a practical skills exam conducted in the field using an aerial work platform.

o   Contact the MHSR to schedule a practical demonstration.

 

·       Refresher Training – Every Two Years

o   Contact the Jefferson Lab Training Manager to obtain guidance and a password for the interactive internet training (SAF 302A – Aerial Work Platform).

o   Contact the MHSR to schedule a practical demonstration.

 

Any instance of unsafe operation, an accident, or a near-miss incident results in disqualification of the operator’s privilege to operate aerial work platforms until retraining is accomplished.

 

4.3            Medical Monitoring

 

·       See ES&H Manual Chapter 6800 Appendix T1 Medical Monitoring or ES&H Manual Chapter 6800 Appendix T5 Subcontractor Medical Monitoring .

 

4.4            Equivalency Training

 

·       The MHSR may, at his/her discretion, accept previous aerial work platform training in accordance with ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T1 Training Requirements for Material Handling Equipment.

 

5.0          Revision Summary

 

Revision 1.1 – 07/18/11 – Minor updates to comply with improved Web functionality.

Revision 1 – 09/15/10 – Updated to reflect current laboratory operations. 

 

 

 

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ESH&Q Division

Dave Kausch

09/15/10

09/15/15

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