Safe Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Training Assessment Course

Lifting Operations & Cargo Handling

Safe Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Training Assessment Course

Introduction:

This course is designed for construction site and industrial yards’ operatives who utilize different types of Mobile Elevating work platforms (Scissor Lift/Boom Lift etc.) in building, civil engineering and mechanical activities. The course will be useful for participants as it enables Construction, Oil and Gas, Production Factories employers to fulfil the training obligations under current Kingdom of Bahrain, Ministry of Labour safety training requirements. 

Benefits of the Course:

An understanding of the different types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, safe use of Scissor lift & Boom Lifts, a knowledge of general maintenance, an understanding of subjected work platform manual and logbook, correct instrument and control use, understanding of limit switches, an understanding of safe load indicator, centre of gravity, judgement of height and distance, knowledge of current legislation, aptitude and learning ability, general attitude, performance during assessment.  

Course Content:

SECTION-1

• Course introduction
• General
• SWL
• Statistics
• Boom Lift/Scissor Lift accident causes
• Aerial lift accident examples
• Unsafe conditions
• Fall hazards
• Fall protection for aerial lifts
• Fall arrest systems
• Electrical hazards
• Wind hazards
• Other scaffold hazards
• Accident prevention
• Boom Lift/Scissor Lift operator safety training
• Pre-inspection
• OSHA accident prevention
• Accident investigation
• Battery changing and discharging
• Video illustration

SECTION-2

• Onsite Inspection of Equipment
• Emergency stopping & lowering mechanism
• Operational Assessment

Course Duration:

One (01) Day – Theory & Assessment

Participants:

Max. 15 – Min. 05

Pre-requisites:

Familiarity with Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) operations & Safe Practices that are extensively used at construction sites / industrial yards and Oil & Gas Sector is required for course attendees.

Course Venue:

Courses are held at the RICI Training center but alternatively can be held at a client’s premises and tailored to the client’s needs and convenience. For tailored courses, the numbers will be dependent on facilities available.

Delegate Assessment:

Delegates will be assessed based on their progress throughout the course and a certificate of competence will be issued to delegates deemed to have achieved a satisfactory standard.