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Bucket Truck Training Course Outline
The bucket truck is a versatile piece of equipment that assists in meeting today’s maintenance challenges. Bucket trucks are used daily to perform such tasks as removing overhanging limbs that may fall and cause an accident, assisting with erecting signs, maintenance, and emergency work and so much more.

The topics covered in this course are: bucket truck safety, pre-trip inspection, general rules for operating a bucket truck, transportation, and maintenance.

Learning Objectives
The learning objectives for this course are as follows:
  • Personal safety while operating a bucket truck
  • How to conduct a pre-trip inspection
  • Dangers and safety considerations when operating bucket trucks
  • Proper transportation and operation of a bucket truck
Definition of a bucket truck is: a vehicle-mounted device, telescoping or articulating or both, which is used to position personnel

Overview of the Bucket Truck
  • Designed to gain access to hard-to-reach locations
  • Elevate personnel to job sites above the ground
  • Equipped with one or two buckets
  • Can maneuver into places where larger rigs do not have space to operate
Some Bucket Truck Uses 
  • Installing and repairing traffic signals
  • Installing and replacing signs
  • Removing tree limbs and other vegetation
  • Installing and replacing lights
  • Building maintenance