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Elevated Work Platforms Safety

Elevated Work Platforms are also referred to as EWPs or Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs). The use of EWPs has been a major factor in the reduction of falls accidents in the workplace, and in many cases, the use of an EWP is the safest solution to enabling temporary work at height.

However, the use of EWPs is not risk free. There are many potential hazards associated with the use of EWPs.

About the course:

The objective of this program is to highlight the importance of operating EWPs safely and in so doing, increase awareness of the standards for worker responsibility in observing and being active in daily safety procedures.

This comprehensive EWP safety program covers:

  • Types of EWPs
  • Pre-Operational Checks
  • General Guidelines
  • Hazards, including:
    • Tipping
    • Collapses
    • Trapping and Crushing
    • Falls
    • Electrical Hazards
    • Object Falling from Height
  • Control Measures

Video Running Time:
16 minutes

Course Contents

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Safety Training Video

On-demand safety video accompanied by supplemental material to form a complete safety video training program.

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Facilitator's Guide

Accompanying documentation includes facilitator’s framework, video transcript, exercises and a multiple-choice assessment questionnaire.

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Safety Assessment

Course includes a 10-part multiple-choice safety quiz. Participants can take the assessment as is, or the questions can be modified to suit your requirements.

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Course Certificate

Participants can print a completion certificate and training progress is stored centrally in Safetyhub to track your participant engagement KPI.

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