Mobile Elevated Work Platform ( Energy Safety Canada)
As the operator of a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP), you have sole responsibility for carrying out tasks safely and efficiently. Establishing good habits and maintaining a consistent, focused approach to safe operations of the MEWP are critical. Through a combination of theory and practical application, this course provides basic operator training for working with Type 3, Group B MEWPs with a focus on managing hazards and selecting, inspecting and operating an MEWP.
Prerequisite: ESC Fall Protection only
Attendees must bring PPE including hard hat, steel toe boots, and safety glasses for use during the practical portion.
Participants will learn:
- Operator responsibilities
- Managing hazards
- Rescue planning
- MEWP capabilities
- MEWP selection
- Pre-use inspections
- Operation and stowing