EPP282 – 8.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Bucket Truck Rescue The Aerial Lift Rescue for First Responders course instructs participants in the procedures to remove an injured victim from an aerial bucket truck. During the delivery of the course, participants will discuss the procedures and hazards associated with the removal of an injured victim from an aerial lift to include: performing the pre-rescue assessments; locating and operating the lower controls for proper positioning for victim removal; hazards associated with operation in proximity to electrical power lines as well the recommended PPE to perform the procedure. Upon successful completion of this course, participants have the ability to perform victim rescue/removal from various types of aerial lift trucks.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • hard hat 
  • safety glasses
  • work boots or hard soled shoes
  • gloves
  • long sleeve shirts 
  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


Participants should have the ability to work at heights, climb on vehicles using rigid or fixed stairs, and move loads using rope blocks.


  • Personnel protective equipment
  • Lower boom controls
  • Aerial lift equipment
  • Pre-rescue assessment
  • Bucket positioning for victim removal
  • Victim removal techniques from various types of aerial buckets

Suggested Audience

  • Fire and police first responders
  • Paramedics
  • Electrical Utility workers
  • Cable TV professionals
  • Telecommunication workers
  • Construction workers
  • Anyone who works with or in areas where aerial lifts are being operated

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]

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