Aerial Lift Safety

In the wake of a $77,000 fine levied against the University of Notre Dame related to a fatal accident involving a student in an aerial lift filming a football game, NYSIR has issued an alert to its subscribers to prohibit anyone under 18 from using such a lift for district-related purposes. Operators of aerial lifts being used by school districts should be properly trained. Lifts should not be used in inclement or windy weather, or on terrain for which they are not rated.