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The Categories of MEWP equipment available for selection are:
(1b) Static Boom – Self-propelled booms (outriggers), trailers/push-arounds, vehicle-mounted platforms
(3a) Mobile Vertical – Scissorlifts, vertical personnel platforms (mobile)
(3b) Mobile Boom – Self-propelled booms, wheeled cherry-pickers
This course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms or MEWPs.
To receive on passing: a PAL card, safety guide, log book and certificate.
The course duration is one day for a maximum of four delegates choosing up to two categories.
- Health and safety regulations
- Types of machines (booms, scissors, etc)
- Pre-use checks
- Planning your work
- Safe working loads (SWL)
- Moving the work platform
- Environment (wind and weather)
- Shut down procedures
- Trainees are introduced to the MEWPs
- Pre use checks are carried out
- Planning checks
- Maintenance checks
- Operation checks