IPAF MEWPS for Managers

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

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:
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 Required:
- Hard hat
- Steel capped work boots
- Harness

IPAF PAL card and PEWPS for managers

Course Duration:
One day

Instructor to Delegate Ratio:
One instructor to ten delegates

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