Do You Have Basic Idea About Aerial And Scissor Lifts?

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Do You Have Basic Idea About Aerial And Scissor Lifts?

An aerial lift is a cable car transport in which cabins or open chairs are pulled above the ground with the help of one or more cables. Generally, these are used in hilly areas, mining, for crossing rivers purpose or territory where roads are difficult to make. Whereas, a scissor lift is used especially for dragging any tool or equipment in construction work. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the basics of aerial and scissor lifts operations. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Aerial lift operators must (select all the apply):
    • A. 

      Make a thorough daily visual inspection.

    • B. 

      Have defective parts impairing safe operations fixed.

    • C. 

      Fill out an aerial lift inspection form.

    • D. 

      Have completed the designated operator training and have a current card on their possession.

  • 2. 
    Man lift occupants may position themselves outside of the guardrails if they are tied off.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An aerial lift operator must (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      Read and understand the Operation and Maintenance Manuals supplied with (and considered part of) the machine.

    • B. 

      The operator must be skilled and experienced in the operation of aerial lifts and must be thoroughly familiar with the controls, power system and capability of the specific model.

    • C. 

      Test fall protection through simulation in a structured manner as specified by the manufacturer.

    • D. 

      Verify maintenance is being performed on the equipment.

  • 4. 
    Select the true statement(s):
    • A. 

      An operator must wear a full body harness while operating a manlift with a telescoping boom.

    • B. 

      An operator can work in a scissor lift without a full body harness if he follows all of the rules in the district manlift policy.

    • C. 

      An operator of a manlift with a telescoping boom must fully retract the boom whenever traveling on a grade.

    • D. 

      An operator of a scissor lift may not drive the lift with the platform raised unless for minor slow adjustments.

  • 5. 
    It is safe to position the basket on a building ledge, roof, or any other object and boom down to increase the stability of the basket.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When moving the machine, the user should visually verify that other people are clear and that potholes or objects that would affect the stability of the lift are avoided.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Common aerial lift accidents include (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      Ejections

    • B. 

      Cuts

    • C. 

      Smashed Hands

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    Aerial lift accidents can cause what kinds of injuries?
    • A. 

      Fall injuries.

    • B. 

      Blunt trauma

    • C. 

      Electrocution.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    What must you check before using a scissor lift?
    • A. 

      The surface is level and stable.

    • B. 

      No overhead obstructions.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither.

  • 10. 
    Load limit stands for what?
    • A. 

      Total weight, including body weight, tools and materials, that an aerial lift can safely hold.

    • B. 

      Total weight, including the aerial lift itself.

    • C. 

      Only the body weight of the operator that an aerial lift can safely hold.

    • D. 

      None of the above.