Scissor Lifts

Scissor Lift

Course Description:

This is a fully comprehensive course designed for experienced and inexperienced Scissor lift truck operators to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a variety of responsibilities and functions involved in the operation and maintenance of the Scissor lift. The training enforces the safety of the pedestrian and the operator. Pre-start up inspection and startup safety procedures, and operating techniques are examined. This course is comprised of intensive classroom instruction, including a safety video, discussion and a written test workbook, as well as hands-on practical training and evaluation. At the conclusion of this program students should be able to demonstrate safe operation of Scissor Lift as required by the OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standard CFR- 29 -1910.

Upon successful completion of the course, the operator will be presented with a Scissor lift certificate and license as proof of training

Course Duration:

  • 1-2 hours Theory and at end of course an Operator Evaluation Test

Program Outline:

  • Introduction to OSHA / ANSI
  • Standard Federal Requirements 29 CFR 1910
  • Pedestrian awareness
  • Basic principles: Scissor Lift design and operation
  • Components of the Scissor Lift
  • Operation of Scissor
  • Fuel sources (Battery /Propane /Diesel / Gasoline)
  • General safety rules/guidelines
  • Summary (written test)
  • Practical Operator evaluations Test (Must Pass)


  • performing of pre-shift inspection
  • battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Platform Capacity
  • safe operating techniques
  • Interlock Devices
  • Surface Conditions
  • Hands-on training and application


  • Must Pass Written Evaluation Test
  • Must Pass an Operator Practical Evaluation Test

Class Size:   1 to 20 students

Tuition:          Call for Tuition  ½ price when done with another safety training