When working outside on an aerial lift what is the minimum amount of clearance that you should keep between yourself and any overhead hazards?
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Also to know is, when working outside on a scissor lift what is the minimum amount of clearance that you should keep between yourself and any overhead hazards?
10 feet. 15 feet. 25 feet.
Secondly, do you need to be certified to operate an aerial lift? Boom Lift Certification. Workers must complete a certification process to operate a boom lift. In fact, it is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Also, certification allows employers to recognize which workers are capable of operating the lift safely.
Also asked, what is the minimum distance you should keep the aerial lift away from energized power lines?
Do not position aerial lifts between overhead hazards if possible. Treat all overhead power lines and communication cables as energized, and stay at least 10 feet (3 meters) away. Ensure that the power utility or power line workers de-energize power lines in the vicinity of the work.
What is considered an aerial lift?
An aerial lift is any vehicle-mounted work platform that can move vertically and/or horizontally. Some aerial lifts can even rotate around a vertical axis. Aerial lifts are used to lift workers to difficult work positions that aren't able to be accessed by other equipment, even scissor lifts.