IPAF MEWPS for Managers
This category includes:
- MEWP’s for Managers
To instruct a supervisor/manager in the requirements to select, use and manage various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms(MEWPs) under his/her control.
Up to 10 candidates.
The course is targeted at project managers, foremen and supervisors working in a broad range of industries such as construction, facilities management, retail, airports and arboriculture.
At the end of the course the candidate will:
• Be aware of current legislation.
• Be aware of different types and classifications of MEWPs.
• Be aware of the importance of correct machine selection.
• Be able to select the correct PPE for the operator.
• Have a greater knowledge and awareness of the safe use and operation of MEWPs.
• Be able to identify misuse and abuse of MEWPs.
• Be aware of planning and maintenance considerations.
• The requirements for pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to starting work.
• The regulations relevant to MEWP usage.
• The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation.
• Correct selection of MEWP.
• Correct selection of fall protection equipment.
- An Introduction - Facilities and Housekeeping, IPAF Health & Fitness Statement, Course Objectives, Course Outline, International Powered Access Federation
- Safety beyond training - Accidents
- MEWP regulations and standards
- Hire terms and conditions - Different hire terms and conditions, maintenance and repair.
- Machine types and use - Choosing the right MEWP, 1a/1b/3a/3b/IAD/PAV/Special.
- Structural parts and MEWP selection
- Operator training and familiarisation
- Load & Unload
- MEWP personal fall protection
- Operator Pre-Start Checks
- Safe operating methods and hazard awareness
- Theory test - Individual written test with explanation of pass requirements.
* Failure means applicant will have to re-sit the course on another day.
PAL cards are valid for 5 years
A certificate and not a PAL card will be issued for candidates who do not have an IPAF Operator/Demonstrator or Instructor licence.