Aerial Lifts

Aerial lifts have replaced ladders and scaffolds in many application because of their mobility and provide a better and safer means to access elevated areas than ladders. However, improper use of aerial lifts can have serious and life-threatening consequences such as falls, electrocution, toppling over, contact with (crushing against) objects, among others. If there are any questions about aerial lifts at the University of Delaware, please contact the Environmental Health and Safety Department at or call 302-831-8475.

Aerial Lift Safety Awareness

The following link will take you to the ConnectingU learning Website. Login and search for Aerial Lift Safety, a short safety awareness training video that anybody who may use, rent, own, have in their building or who directs others to use an aerial lift should view. Please review it to become knowledgeable about the precautions and training required to operate one of these potentially hazardous pieces of equipment.