Mobile Elevated Work Platform Course (MEWP)

Course Introduction


The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 require employers to provide training for all employees who operate a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP). The course is relevant for new or existing operators who require certification.
  

NOTE:  Training only provided on-site in a Customer's Premises.
 

Course Duration & Number of Operators

  • Duration: 1 Day

  • No. of operators: 6 maximum for 1 machine
  • 3 maximum for 2 machines

Course requirements:

Each operator requires a hard hat, safety shoes, Hi-Vis Vest and Safety Harness

Learning Objectives:

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

 · Operate a MEWP safely and correctly in accordance with the

   Manufacturer’s handbook

 · Clearly understand the causes of instability while operating a MEWP

 · Correctly perform a pre-use inspection of the MEWP

 · Work safely at heights

Course Content


   -  Relevant regulations and the use of MEWPs
   -  Operator Safety code
   -  Pre-use Inspection
   -  Capacity
   -  Harness use
   -  Operating conditions
   -  Moving off , Stopping, Basic steering
   -  Manoeuvring exercises
   -  Hydraulic Controls
   -  Correct Lifting and Lowering
   -  Battery Care and Maintenance
   -  Identifying and recording maintenance or operating problems
 



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