MEWP (Mobile Elevated Working Platform)

MEWP (Mobile Elevated Working Platform)

MEWP (Mobile Elevated Working Platform)

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Course Overview

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with an understanding of the need for accident prevention, safe operational procedures and the responsibilities of the employers and employees duties. The course covers the main aims of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations.

Course Content

    • Introduction – The need for training
    • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (sections 2 & 7)
    • Safe systems of work
    • Understanding of the capabilities of the work platforms
    • Duties of the operator
    • Hazards and risks
    • Checks and inspections
    • Controls
    • Storage
    • Basic use of a safety harness and lanyards
    • Written assessment test paper
    • Practical section – operation of the work platforms