AWPT offers an aerial work platforms (AWPs) for managers training course aimed at enabling supervisors and managers to prepare for and safely coordinate various types of AWPs on site.
The AWPs for Managers course provides attendees with the basic information every manager should know about planning, selecting and preparing for the use of AWPs on sites, from paperwork to logistics. This includes regulations, recognition and avoidance of hazards, risk assessment, and looking at the various types of AWPs available and what they are best suited for.
The course does not qualify attendees to operate AWPs. However, attendees will receive instruction and training that will allow them to effectively address all aspects of AWP safe use on their projects.
The syllabus includes topics such as: AWP regulations and guidance, rental terms and conditions, machine types and use, structural parts and AWP selection, operator training and familiarization, operator daily inspections, AWP personal fall protection, safe operating methods and hazard awareness.
Attendees who successfully pass the written test at the end of the course will receive a certificate of completion. The course is targeted at project managers, construction foremen, supervisors and other construction personnel.
AWPs for managers is available from selected AWPT training centers. Find a training center near you using the training center locator. For more information on this course offering, e-mail tony.groatawpt.org