COURSES

MEWP Operations

Outline 

MEWP’s (Mobile elevating work platforms) include scissors and boom lifts and provide a wide variety of access solutions. Due to the nature of potential hazards involved with these machines, all operators need to be assessed formally as to their competence in operating the equipment. 

Aims 

The aim of this training is to ensure that attendees have the skills and knowledge to safely and competently operate MEWP’s, this to include both scissors and boom type machines. (types 3a and 3b) 

Who should attend/Pre-Requisites  

Candidates over 18 years of age with a minimum of 6 months experience in operations of both types of MEWP. 

Max. number of participants 

Assessment 

Theory and Practical Assessment 

Duration 

One Day 

Certification 

Safety Solutions Certification  

Content 

  • Applicable Legislation 
  • Basic types and specification of MEWP’s 
  • Hazards associated with using MEWP’s 
  • MEWP Accident Analysis 
  • Daily pre-use checks and maintenance requirements
  • Harness inspection and pre-use checks 
  • Use of safety harness while operating MEWP’s 
  • Positioning of MEWP’s 
  • Assessment of Environmental Conditions -Ground, Weather and Obstacles
  • Safe operation of MEWP’s 
  • Emergency Procedures 
  • Theory & Practical Assessment

Contact us 

Unit 2, Lyncon Court,
Snugborough Business & Technology Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin D15 NP49

Telephone: 01 835 4084