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MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform)

Duration of training
Half day for experienced operators or 2 day for novice operators

Minimum and maximum class numbers
6 Max

Award
Safety Solutions certificate & I.D. card

Required Prior Learning
6 months operating experience for half day course

Duration of certificate
Valid for 5 years

Venue
Training is available at the Safety Solutions Training centre or at the Client’s premises.

Course description & General Information

AIMS OF COURSE:

On completion participants will be able to:

  • Operate an MEWP safely and correctly in accordance with the Manufacturers handbook
  • Clearly understand the causes of instability while operating an MEWP
  • Carry out correctly, a pre-use inspection of an MEWP
  • Understand fully the procedures for the emergency lowering of the MEWP in the event of an emergency

 

CONTENTS OF COURSE:

  • Legislation and the use of MEWP’s
  • Basic types and specification of MEWP’s
  • Hazards associated with using MEWP’s
  • MEWP Accident Analysis
  • Daily pre-use checks and maintenance requirements
  • Safety precautions while using MEWP’s
  • Positioning of the MEWP
  • Raising and lowering the MEWP safely and correctly
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Evaluating Ground Conditions
  • Theory & Practical Assessment

 

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