Outline of the MEWP Course (Boom/Scissor Lift)
The aim of the course is to give participants the basic skills and knowledge to operate a MEWP safely and efficiently and successfully complete the theory and practical evaluations associated with the course. This course is designed for experienced operators who do not hold a certificate but who do have experience operating a MEWP.
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Operate a MEWP safely, reducing the risk of injury to operators and pedestrians
Be able to use safe operating techniques
Be familiar with MEWP operating controls
Be able to refuel/recharge MEWPS safely
Understand the hazards associated with the use of MEWPs
Be able to correctly position MEWPs in relation to task requirements
Introduction to course
Overview of current legislation
Safe operating practices including establishing the SWL for MEWP's
Elementary controls and operation
Daily inspection and refuelling
Introduction to MEWP - Explanation, demonstration and guided practice in the correct procedures to adopt when operating a MEWP
Examination (written and practical)
Presentation on multimedia, supplemented by discussions, case studies and practical exercises.
Participants will be required to complete a written assessment on machinery safety.
Full certification of attendance is provided on successful completion of the course.
Half day - Full day (depending on abilities)