About the Course

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.

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

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.

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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


Your Instructor

Dawid Lottering

Dawid Lottering