|Chapter 6147 Material Handling Equipment - Aerial Work Platforms|
Aerial work platforms are mechanical devices used to lift workers and/or material (in a basket or bucket) into the air. Although technically not considered material handling equipment, at Jefferson Lab they are subject to the same requirements outlined within ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Material Handling Equipment Program and its associated appendices. This document defines the additional requirements related to aerial work platforms.
This program satisfies applicable federal, state, and local requirements as outlined in ES&H Manual Chapter 2410 Appendix T1 Hazard Issues List.
This chapter applies to the operation of aerial work platforms used on behalf of Jefferson Lab.
Table 1: Required Material Handling Training by Job Classification
T1 Training Requirements - Aerial Work Platforms
Qualified aerial work platform operators at Jefferson Lab are approved by their Supervisor/ SOTR/Sponsor; are trained on the proper use and operation of the equipment; and are authorized access by the MHSR. ES&H Manual Chapter 6147 Appendix T1 Training Requirements - Aerial Work Platforms provides the requirements necessary to be considered a Qualified Aerial Work Platform Operator at Jefferson Lab.
T2 Procurement Requirements - Aerial Work Platforms
Procurement of aerial work platforms follow the minimum procedure provided in ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T2 Procurement of Material Handling Equipment. Jefferson Lab requires that procurement of aerial work platforms adhere to the additional requirements outlined in ES&H Manual Chapter 6147 Appendix T2 Procurement Requirements - Aerial Work Platforms.
T3 Use of Aerial Work Platforms
ES&H Manual Chapter 6147 Appendix T3 Use of Aerial Work Platforms defines the requirements for safe operation of aerial work platforms used on behalf of Jefferson Lab.
29 CFR 1910 Subpart F Powered Platforms, Manlifts, and Vehicle-Mounted Work Platforms
29 CFR 1910.333 (c)(3) Selection and Use of Work Practices
ANSI A92.3 Manually Propelled Elevating Work Platforms
ANSI A92.5 Boom Supported Elevating Work Platforms
ANSI A92.6 Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms (Scissor Lifts)
ANSI/NFPA No. 30 Storage and Handling of Liquid Fuels, such as Gasoline and Diesel Fuel
ANSI/NFPA No. 58 Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety Manual
Manufacturers' Operating and Safety Manuals
Note: Management authority may be delegated to a task qualified Jefferson Lab employee at the discretion of the responsible manager.
Qualified Aerial Work Platform Operator
Jefferson Lab's Qualified Work Platform Operators (Employees)
Material Handling Manager (MHM)
Supervisor/Subcontracting Officer's Technical Representative (SOTR)/Work Area Coordinator
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