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 itsi@teex.tamu.edu 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

In order to fully participate in all field work exercises, students will need the following equipment: hard hat, safety glasses, work boots or hard soled shoes, gloves, and long sleeve shirts.

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.


  • 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: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

Enjoyed the course. Very informative. Looking through actual cases helped in the learning process.

— Basic Criminal Investigation
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