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Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Training

limerick call-for-dates € 180
Duration: 1 Day
Max Number in Group: 6

This 1-day Mobile Elevated Work Platform course is designed for new MEWP (scissors lift, telescopic and articulated booms, etc) operators and also for those looking to renew their licences.

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This 1-day Mobile Elevated Work Platform course is designed for new MEWP (scissors lift, telescopic and articulated booms, etc) operators and also for those looking to renew their licences.

Who is the course intended for?
This course is intended for anyone required to operate MEWP.
Duration:
1 Day (9:00-16:30)
Training methodology:
This course is a classroom based and instructor led with the practical demonstrations.
Assessment:
MCQ & practical assessment
Accreditation/Certification:
On successful completion of the training participants will receive an Operator I.D. Card Qualification, which is valid for 3 years and shows the type of equipment there are trained to operate.

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Course Objectives

On the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the key requirements of health, safety and environmental legislation
  • Identify and explain different types of MEWPs, their purpose, machine components and operator controls
  • Conduct all operational and pre-start checks
  • Prepare MEWP for site and highway travel
  • Operate MEWP safely in restricted spaces
  • Prepare MEWP for lifting
  • Complete a range of lifting operations
  • Demonstrate how to safely carry out emergency lowering procedures
  • Describe emergency procedures
  • Shut down and secure MEWP
  • Describe the procedure used for loading and unloading a MEWP on and off a transporter

Course Programme

  • Legislation and the types of MEWP’s
  • Hazards and accidents associated with using MEWP’s
  • Daily pre-checks, safety precautions and maintenance requirements
  • Use of harness in MEWP
  • Positioning, raising, and lowering MEWP safely