Mobile Crane (less than 8 ton), Bucket Truck

Every year, hundreds of workers are injured or killed while operating or working in the vicinity of Mobile Cranes(less than 8 tonne), Boom Trucks and "Vehicle" Mounted Lifting Devices. This awareness course provides participants with the necessary information so that "Competent" Operators and Workers can safely work around these devices safely.

Who Should Take This Course?

Anyone involved in the operation of, or working around a; mobile crane (under 8 ton), bucket truck, or vehicle mounted lifting devices
  • Foremen
  • Supervisors
  • Operators
  • Spotters
  • Swampers
  • Riggers
  • High-Reach storage warehouses
  • Construction workers working on uneven terrian

Course Overview

Anyone operating a type of aerial lift must have proper safety training. This course teaches safety protocols for workers who are required to operate power aerial lifts. Many worksites require practical, site-specific training (in addition to this theory training) before an employee is certified to operate machinery.

WSG’s course follows federal and provincial legislation for safety training.

In Canada, CSA C225-00 Vehicle-Mounted Aerial Devices is a National Standards of Canada standard as shown in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects & Industrial Establishments

The objective of this course is to ensure:

  • Participants understand applicable Legislation & Standards
  • Legal responsibilities of the employer, supervisor and operator
  • Participants can identify hazards associated with & around Mobile Cranes, Aerial Lift Platforms and Material Handling
  • Safe Rigging & Hoisting 
  • Workers understand how to set up a Mobile Crane, Bucket Truck, or Aerial Lift device in proper sequence, paying attention to the Job Site & Operating Procedures
  • Traffic/Pedestrian Control

Course Details

Length: 1 Day (50% Theory and 50% Practical)
On-Site Training: $1785.00 per session (maximum 12 per class)
Contact our Health & Safety Advisors for In-House Training Arrangements


Anyone operating these devices is required to be trained on safe use, safety work practices, and operation of equipment as well as having passed the MOL Working at Heights certification training if working over 3 metres. It is imperative that employers provide this practical training to their employees to ensure the employee is qualified as well as knowledgeable on safely operating the specific equipment they are working with.

Available Training Dates

Go to the "Registration Options" panel at right to contact our Health & Safety Advisors for In-House Training Arrangements

Course Content

  • Legal Requirements under The OHS Act & Regulations 
  • Duties of Employers, Supervisors & Workers
  • Perform pre-operational checks
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Fall-protection, overhead protection 
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Inspection of Worksite & Surroundings
  • Hand Signals
  • Safe Rigging Practices
  • Participants will have an opportunity to inspect, set-up & operate equipment
  • Practical evaluation to ensure proficiency
  • You will NOT learn how to operate these pieces of equipment. This is awareness training so that workers can work safely around such equipment
Workplace Safety - Mobile Crane & Bucket Truck - Front 

For information on in-house and on-site training options please contact us.


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For training pricing and available dates call us Toll Free 1.866.347.7707

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to a course start date will not be refunded. Workplace Safety Group reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training session. A $25.00 Administration Fee will apply to all customer requested cancellations.

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