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The training is intended for Operatives/Supervisors who use Mobile Elevating Work Platforms ( MEWPs).

Course Objectives

This course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs including scissor lifts and boom lifts.

Course Summary

  • Course introduction

  • Theory – The need to train and statutory requirements

  • Different types of MEWP

  • Introduction to the machine

  • Pre-use checks, inspection and function test

  • Setting up the MEWP

  • Environmental and ground conditions

  • Travelling the route and manoeuvring the MEWP

  • Fall arrest equipment

  • Basic operational practice

  • Achievement testing

  • Log book issue and inspection recording

  • Emergency descent systems

  • Dangers of fuelling/charging

  • SWL (Safe Working Load) and limiters

  • Guardrails and inbuilt safety features

  • PPE

  • Assessment

  • Course close

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