MEWPs

This course is aimed at people who need to work at height using MEWPs (mobile elevating work platforms).

Entry Requirements:

• 18 years old.

• Medically healthy and fit.

Duration: 4 hrs

Ratio: 1/8

Contents:

The course is designed to give participants the basic knowledge in a short time for objects such as:

• Understanding of current national and European legislation for working at heights.

• Recognizing the hazards when working at height.

• Understanding the differences between work restraint, fall arrest and work positioning.

• Pre-use inspection, correct fitting and adjustment of the full body harness. The hazards and risks associated with incorrect use of PFPE.

• Calculation of the potential fall distance.

• Height Evacuation Plan and use of auto descent devices.

Goals:

It is a legal requirement to provide training to persons who are going to use within personal fall protection equipment. After this 4-hour course, the participants will have the minimum knowledge to use this equipment safely.

Exam:

Participants would have completed a theoretical test in order to obtain their certificate. (Valid for 3 years).

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