What are the Different Types of Aerial Lifts

This 2 minute safety training video covers: What are the elements of an aerial lifts, what is the main difference between various types of aerial lifts, how to properly operate aerial lifts, proper training when working with aerial lifts, how to examine potential fall hazards, how to recognize unsafe conditions.

Video Transcript

Different types of aerial lift equipment, first there’s a slab model it is usually small has solid tires and should only be use on concrete slab or asphalt. When using slab model on asphalt make sure the surface is sound enough to carry the weight of the vehicle. Some asphalt surfaces are uneven and can sink when heavy weight is applied. The rough terrain unit is normally used outside, it’s designed to be use in constructions site and have pneumatic or air pressurized tires. A gas driven unit must be use in a large well ventilated area or use outside. Propane driven unit can be operated indoor but they also need well ventilated areas in which to work. The battery operated unit is designed for use in areas where there is poor ventilation but you should keep in mind that batteries can discharge hydrogen gas which is flammable.