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Lesson 1:  Identify applications to decide on appropriate Mobile Elevating Work Platform to be used.

  • Different types and characteristics of Mobile Elevating Work Platform are identified, listed and explained with examples of each type

  • Various applications of each type of Mobile Elevating Work Platform are identified and explained with examples of their specific uses. 

  • The characteristics of the Mobile Elevating Work Platform are matched with its intended use according to industry standards.

       

   

Lesson 2:  Assess risks in the work environment to prevent and eliminate safety hazards. 

  • Possible hazardous conditions in the environment which may exist for setting up a Mobile Elevating Work Platform are explained with examples

  • Possible hazardous conditions in the environment which may be encountered during the operation of a Mobile Elevating Work Platform are explained with examples.

  • Hazardous conditions are assessed in terms of direct consequences to person and property.

  • Hazard control is conducted to comply with standard operating procedures to eliminate, minimise or control risk of injury or damage to people and property. 

Lesson 3: Conduct pre-operation inspection of Mobile Elevating Work Platform.

  • The reason for conducting a pre-operation inspection is described in terms of the consequences of not conducting it.

  • A pre-operation inspection is conducted according to manufacturer's instructions and standard operating procedures

  • A pre-operation full function test is conducted in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. 

  •  Faults and/or defects found are isolated, tagged and reported according to standard operating procedures.

Lesson 4: Place people, tools and equipment correctly and safely on Mobile Elevating Work Platform.

  • Safe working loads are explained in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

  • Placement of load is explained according to manufacturer's instructions

  • Consequences of not following manufacturer's load instructions are explained with examples

Lesson 5: Operate a Mobile Elevating Work Platform

  • The required personal protective equipment (PPE) is used while operating the Mobile Elevating Work Platform and in accordance with standard operating procedures

  • Movement of Mobile Elevating Work Platform is conducted in accordance with regulatory and operational requirements

  • he Mobile Elevating Work Platform is operated in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.

  • Risks associated with the operation of the Mobile Elevating Work Platform are explained in terms of specified requirements

  • Safety related hazards are continuously monitored according to standard operating procedures.

  • Emergency procedures are followed in accordance with emergency protocol and standard operating procedure.

Lesson 6: Conduct shut-down procedures and stow Mobile Elevating Work Platform safely

  • Procedures are explained which are critical to the shut-down and stowing of a Mobile Elevating Work Platform

  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform is parked in a safe and secure area according to manufacturer's instructions and standard operating procedures. 

  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform is stowed after use in accordance with operational requirements

  • Faults and/or defects found are tagged and reported according to standard operating procedures