Various aerial lifts are used at the Your Company Name, such as self-propelled elevating work platforms (e.g., scissor lifts), manually-propelled elevating aerial lifts (e.g., uprights), extensible and articulating boom-supported elevating work platforms (e.g., aerial man-lifts), and vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating aerial devices and work platforms (e.g., bucket trucks).
Many different codes and standards govern the use of this equipment at Your Company Name to ensure the safety of operators and other workers. This Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Manual document is based on codes and standards adopted in the Work Smart Standard (WSSs) for aerial lifts, along with manufacturers’ recommendations and other standards that apply for Your Company Name activities.
This document contains requirements for aerial lifts that lift workers and tools to elevated work sites. It does not contain requirements for the use of fire-fighting equipment, such as those covered in the American National Standards Institute/ Automotive Fire Apparatus (ANSI/NFPA) 1901-1996, or personal platforms attached to a crane boom or suspended by hooks. See Appendix A for definitions of terms used in this document.
All workers must comply with the requirements set forth in this document. Any deviation from these requirements will require approval by the appropriate management chain