Safety Training Specialists since 1989


The Safe-Tech Elevated Work Platform Instructor Program is designed to fulfill the knowledge requirements of an EWP Instructor. Participants will be provided with the necessary knowledge, tools and skills to provide effective equipment specific instruction and evaluation of your EWP operators. Program is conducted on-site and includes both in-class and practical components (all relevant equipment must be on-site, fully charged/fueled, be in safe operating condition with current *LDI's)

(*Lifting Device Inspection: required annually under OHSA).

Instructor candidates must be competent on all EWP types specific to your operation, possess effective communication and directional skills and be Working at Height certified specific to your sector.


i. Program is in compliance with all Provincial and Federal Legislation.
ii. CSA Standards: B354:17 Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, require that only qualified personnel who have been trained regarding the inspection, operation, and application of an aerial platform, including the recognition and avoidance of hazards associated with the operation, shall operate an aerial platform.
  • Adult education techniques
  • Current applicable legislation
  • Vehicle stability/stabilizer systems
  • Causes of accidents and injury
  • Operator responsibility
  • On-slab versus rough terrain
  • Pedestrian awareness
  • Power line clearances
  • Fall protection requirements
  • Capacity plates
  • Control systems
  • Pre-shift inspection and reporting procedures
  • Work site inspection/hazard awareness
  • Practical training and testing techniques


  • 1 day at your location.
  • Optional 2nd day includes a Safe-Tech instructor coaching and providing feedback to your trainer(s) during mock sessions or assisting trainer with the first classroom session with your operators.


  • Written examination
  • Practical instruction and testing
  • Record of training report
  • Individual wallet certificates (for course participants)
  • Instructor manuals complete with: Safe-Tech Elevated Work Platform Operator Training Manual, equipment specific pre-shift inspection forms, operator evaluation forms and practical operating tests
  • Safe-Tech Elevated Work Platform Operator PowerPoint Presentation
  • Scale model training aid(s)




Safe-Tech is a preferred training provider and recommended by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services and many of our programs are MOE Director approved.

  • Safe-Tech programs meet or exceed all pertinent standards and regulations.
  • On-site programs are offered on any shift, 24/7, without shift premiums.
  • Our unique training techniques incorporate exclusive custom models and visual aids which enhance interest and facilitate higher comprehension & retention levels for all participants.
  • Supervisors, managers, J.H.S.C. members who do not use or operate equipment but are responsible for implementing or enforcing safety policies may attend our programs at no charge (some exceptions apply).
  • Our internal data management and tracking system automatically notifies clients at least 30 days before personnel are due for applicable recertification.
  • Safe-Tech is the first and only training company in the industry to offer a satisfaction guarantee. “If the content or presentation of any Safe-Tech program is not to your complete satisfaction, there will be no charge".




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