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IPAF MEWPS for Managers

To instruct managers in what is required to prepare for and safely co-ordinate various types of MEWPS within their control.

Course Content:

Course Content:
– Machine classification
– Types of machines
– Use of machines
– Health and safety at work act 1974
– Provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998
– Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998
– Management of health and safety at work regulations (MHSWR) 1999
– Personal protective equipment (PPE) at work regulations 1992
– Work at height regulations 2004
– Additional regulations
– (CDM) construction design and management
– (RIDDOR) the reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations 1985
– (COSHH) the control of substance hazardous to health regulations to 1988 mobile elevating work platforms operator (driver) training BS ISO 18878:2004
– BS 8460:2005 safe use of MEWPS – code of practice
– Practical view of machine
– Delivery of machines
– Delegate assessment of understanding

Key Learning Objectives:

Key Learning Objectives:
Be aware and confident to
– Select the correct MEWP for work being undertaken
– Select the correct fall protection equipment
– Use the correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation of MEWPs
– Understand the regulations relevant to MEWP usage
– Carry out pre-use checks, daily maintenance and understand its importance prior to commencing work.

Course Method

Instruction in both theory and practical sessions. A written and practical test will be required to be completed.

Personal Protective Equipment:

– Hard hat
– Steel capped work boots
– Harness


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