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IPAF – Mobile Elevating Work Platforms

INTRODUCTION

This course of training is aimed at developing ‘competent’ personnel who will use Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) in the course of their work. The course will cover the ‘category/ies’ of mobile elevating work platform the customer specified at the time of booking. Successful delegates will be issued with the nationally recognised IPAF ‘Competent Operators’ PAL card and certificate.

Competent Person - A designated person suitably trained or qualified by theoretical and practical knowledge and actual experience on the appropriate category/ies of MEWP to enable them to:

  • carry out their required duties at their level of responsibility;
  • fully understand any potential hazards related to their work;
  • detect any defects or omissions in that work or equipment;
  • recognise any implications for health and safety and be able to specify appropriate remedial action needed, including refusal to do the work if the risk is perceived or calculated unacceptable.

COURSE CONTENT

  • General Health and Safety Requirements
  • Legislation
  • HASWA; PUWER; LOLER
  • Work at Height
  • Responsibilities
  • Machine Types
  • Pre-use Checks
  • General hazards
  • Stability
  • Environmental Considerations
  • Fluency
  • Harness Use

PARTICIPANTS

Dictated by the machine types needed, but generally 6 operators for 1 single type of machine, (e.g. 3b), or 4 operators if 2 types of machine are required, (e.g. 3b and 3a)

ACHIEVEMENT MEASUREMENT

Skills and knowledge will be assessed throughout the course by the use of questions and answers, practical exercises, instructor observations and successful completion of a final IPAF test paper.

METHOD OF DELIVERY

The course will consist of sessions using presentation, video, practical exercises, demonstrations, discussion opportunities, and course test paper.

Training Partners

In order to provide the widest range of safety training courses to our clients, we are supported by a number of well established training partners, who hold all necessary accreditations for courses that they deliver on our behalf.

The courses listed on this page are delivered by our training partners.


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