Did you know Manlift Hire we offer  MEWP (mobile elevated work platform) operator training making operators fully competent with all aspects of various access platform use in accordance with Health and Safety regulations? This can be either on or off-site according to your requirements. Our instructors are trained to the highest standards to provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information available.

Course Objective

  • To state the main aims of the Health & Safety at Work Act and associated regulations.
  • To understand the need for accident presentation.
  • To understand Safe Operational Procedure.
  • To understand the emergency decent operations.
  • To understand the Employers and Employees responsibilities.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction – Why the need for training
  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Safe Systems at Work
  • Understanding the capabilities of the Work Platform
  • Duties of the Operator
  • Emergency Systems for Lowering Hazards and Risks
  • Checks & Inspections
  • Controls
  • Storage

On completion of the MEWP operator training course operators will be confident in their ability to:

  • Operate a mobile elevated work platform correctly in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Carry out safe operation of mobile elevated work platforms reducing the risk to operators and to others.
  • Identify your responsibilities and duties as an operator and understand the potential consequences of bad operator practices.
  • Identify the relevant specifications in relation to the mobile elevated work platform operation.
  • Conduct mobile elevated work platform pre-inspection checks.
  • Safe practices relating to mobile elevated work platform refueling and recharging.

The full course takes approximately 6 hours. Training certification will be valid for three years.  After this point operators will need to undertake a refresher course in order to stay compliant with Health and Safety regulations which we also provide.

Contact us today via a method below to book a place or check availability and price.  Alternatively for more details click here.

Manlift Cork – 0214389732 / email: cork@manlift.ie

Manlift Galway – 091787000 / email: galway@manlift.ie