OSSA Elevated Work Platform

A worker working on an elevated work platform
Course Schedules:
Duration 8 hours
Certificate Valid 3 years

Effective February 1, 2021 we will no longer be delivering OSSA Elevated Work Platform (EWP) and will only be delivering Energy Safety Canada (ESC) Mobile Elevating Work Platforms courses. For more information, please contact us

The Theory Portion Covers:

OH&S, CSA/ANSI and Manufacturer Requirements, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance, Hazard Assessments
Safe Operating Procedures, Wind and Weather requirements, Electrical Safety,
Types of EWP’s
Pre Use and Pre Operation Inspections, Function Tests, Job Site inspections, Working Envelopes, Envelope Management Systems with High Reach Equipment
Working Weights, Emergency controls, Operator set up and shut down procedures as well as Safe operating practices

The Practical Portion Covers:

Hazard Assessment, Pre-Operational inspection, Function Tests,
Work Area and Path of Travel Inspection,
Review of the Operators Manual
Actual Operation of a Unit – the trainee must go through a complete series of functions until the Instructor is Confident in the Trainee’s ability to identify and operate all controls, including emergency controls.


Knowledge testing, including a written exam.
Practical exercise where participants must demonstrate the use of the equipment.