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Elevated
Working Surfaces

The elevated work program has been developed to provide safety related information and procedures in order to eliminate or minimize injuries as a result of improper use.

Elevated work involves any work conducted above the substrate. Equipment used to vertically elevate a worker above the substrate includes, but is not limited to, aerial devices (i.e. scissor lifts, aerial lifts, boom buckets), scaffolding and ladders.

The Elevated Work Written Program is developed and maintained to provide safety related information to users of these devices and minimize injuries as a result of improper use. This program covers all Ohio State University (OSU) departmental personnel including staff and contractors utilizing equipment to perform elevated work on OSU property.