Make a thorough daily visual inspection
Have defective parts impairing safe operations fixed
Fill out an aerial lift inspection form
Have completed the designated operator training and have a current card on their possession.
Read and understand the Operation and Maintenance Manuals supplied with (and considered part of) the machine.
The operator must be skilled and experienced in the operation of aerial lists and must be thoroughly familiar with the controls, power system and capability of the specific model.
Test fall protection through simulation in a structured manner as specified by the manufacturer.
Verify maintenance is being performed on the equipment
An operator must wear a full body harness while operating a manlift with a telescoping boom.
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.
An operator of a manlift with a telescoping boom must fully retract the boom whenever traveling on a grade.
An operator of a scissor lift may not drive the lift with the platform raised unless for minor slow adjustments
All the above