OSSA Elevated Work Platform


Safe operation requires a thorough understanding of the Responsibilities, and Hazards associated with operating an Elevated Work Platform. Understanding Pre-Operational Inspections, Function Tests and Job-Site Inspections is critical in the prevention of incidents.

The purpose of this training is to have you, the operator become qualified in the safe operation of an EWP.

Must have 100% attendance, and pass theory and practical evaluations to achieve this 3 year qualification. A maximum of 12 students can participate in this 8-hour course.

Prerequisite: must have current fall protection certification In order to be reimbursed for the Elevated Work Platform you must be an eligible beneficiary and in good standing with the IBEW Local Union 424. Complete the form below for reimbursement and submit it to the Electrical Industry Education Trust Fund of Alberta Administrative staff prior to the commencement of your training. Upon successful completion EITCA requires a copy of your receipt showing payment and certificate showing completion. Reimbursement is set at a maximum of $200.00 per course per member.

OSSA EWP courses can be taken at the following Institutions:

Air Extreme 780-439-3362 (tell them you're IBEW for discount)         

Touchback Safety 780-960-8766

Hertz 1-888-250-8480

iSafety 1-855-667-2338

SCS Safety 780-485-3585

Calgary OSSA Training - CICT 587-585-2428 or AIP Safety Ltd. - 403-202-2477 or Hertz 403-287-9494