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Course Information

IPAF MEWPs for managers

Course length: Full day
  • MEWPs for Managers

Course overview

You will learn about different types of MEWPs, how to choose the right one for the job and how to supervise their safe operation, maintenance and inspection. You’ll also learn what training MEWPs operators should have, how to avoid accidents and what to consider when entering into a hire contract.

Why you need this course

To comply with your legal obligations you need to be familiar with all the current regulations and legislation and make sure site workers are using MEWPs safely to avoid potential accidents.

What you'll learn on this course

  • An overview of safety legislation / standards / guidance
  • About different types of MEWPs and selecting the right one for the job
  • How to plan and supervise the use of MEWPs
  • About the importance of inspection and maintenance of MEWPs
  • What PPE equipment should operators wear
  • What operators should inspect before using MEWPs
  • Planning accident prevention and control strategies
  • Operator training / familiarisation requirements
  • What to consider before entering into a hire contract

What you'll get at the end of it

After we assess you (there’ll be a theory test) we’ll issue you with an IPAF MEWPs for Managers certificate valid for five years.