Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)

This course complies with the standard set by the Accredited Body: ABA

Course Objectives

On successfully completing the course the candidate will be able to:

  • Comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Provisional Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98) and the Lifting Operations and Lifting Regulations 1998 (LOLER 98).
  • Identify the basic construction, components, the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers instructions in accordance with the operators handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Carry out emergency lowering procedures.
  • Operate controls from ground level, and from within the working platform.
  • Manoeuvre the MEWP in confined spaces using both forward and reverse motions.
  • Position the platform up to a maximum working height.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the machine in and out of service condition
  • Explain the loading and loading procedures on and off a transporter.
  • Place the MEWP on and off charge.
  • Meet the requirements of practical and theoretical tests.

Course Duration

Various: The course duration will be based on the candidates experience and will comply with the standards set by the accredited bodies.

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