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The Old Quarry
Hapsford
Great Elm
Frome, Somerset
BA11 3NW

info@sltssouthwestltd.co.uk
01373 464395
07595 847580

MEWP Scissor

N109

MEWP Scissor
August 22, 2016 simonlong
In Working at Height

Course Overview

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used, and be familiar with other types of information sources and relevant legislation
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving, and braking controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Check all emergency lowering functions
  • Safely mount and dismount the machine
  • Configure the machine for travel
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely on level ground and inclines in open and confined areas
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area, including overhead and underground hazards
  • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out accessing tasks
  • Carry out accessing tasks, at various points up to full operating height
  • Travel with platform raised (where applicable)
  • Use platform extension section
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

 

 

Course Duration

Novice Refreshers Experienced Worker Assessments
Days 1 1 1
Candidates 4 4 6