MEWP Scissor

MEWP Scissor Training – Course Details

It is envisaged that by the end of this MEWP Scissor training course the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and
    their responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to
    be used, and be familiar with other types of information sources and relevant legislation.
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their
    functions.
  • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their
    functions.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative
    requirements.
  • Check all emergency lowering functions.
  • Safely mount and dismount the machine.
  • Configure the machine for travel.
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely on level ground and inclines in
    open and confined areas.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area, including overhead and
    underground hazards.
  • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry
    out accessing tasks.
  • Carry out accessing tasks, at various points up to full operating height.
  • Travel with platform raised (where applicable).
  • Use platform extension section.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for
    machine transportation.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.