This course is designed to give the best possible training to personnel who work at heights or use a MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform) in their workplace. It teaches the basic skills needed to operate these machines safely allowing for minimum mistakes and provides techniques that help in avoiding potential hazards.
Legislation and the use of MEWP
Basic types and specification of MEWP
Hazards associated with using MEWP
Daily pre-use checks and maintenance requirements
Safety precautions while using MEWP
Positioning of the MEWP
Re – fuelling and battery charging procedures
Raising and lowering the MEWP safely and correctly
Evaluating ground conditions
Operate an MEWP safely
Correct use of a MEWP in accordance with the manufacturers handbook
Clearly understand the causes of instability while operating an MEWP
Easily carry out correctly, a pre-use inspection of the MEWP
Work safely at height
Understand fully the procedures for an emergency
Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to:
This Course is Designed For:
All personnel that may at some stage be working at heights or using a MEWP
This course is classroom based, it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.
What to Bring to the Course:
While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own.
Duration of the Course:
A maximum of 4 per course.
Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a certificate of attendance.