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MP Safety MEWP Training

Course Aim:

MEWPs are widely used in the workplace, often preferred as the best method of access replacing tower scaffolds and ladders. However, operators are often asked to use these machines without any formal training. According to the HSE more worker deaths are caused by falls from height than any other kind of incident in the UK. Falls from MEWPs account for approximately 30 fatalities each year.

This course is designed for those who are required to operate MEWPs. The course will equip you with the skills, confidence, and knowledge to use this equipment safely, protecting both those around you and yourself from harm. 

MEWP training provides delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate various types of MEWPs under three IPAF categories 3a Mobile Vertical, 3b Mobile Boom and 1b Static Boom categories efficiently and safely.



Course Objective:

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction

  • Safety precautions

  • Travelling in operational mode

  • Safe working loads

  • Basic types and specifications of MEWPs

  • Health & Safety legislation 

  • Main duties of the operator

  • Stabilisers & Outriggers

  • Barriers & Signs

  • Daily checks

  • Safety equipment 

  • Maintenance

  • Theory test

  • Practical assessment

Who Is This Course For:
For any operative who is required to operate and control the movements of a mobile elevated work platform to enable them to undertake work at height.

This training course helps keep your employees safe and you stay legal.

On Completion:

Candidates will receive a three-year certificate

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