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MEWPS for Managers - Advanced IPAF Course for Project Managers, from Lifterz

Many project managers are not aware of the responsibilities placed on them to ensure a safe working environment for their staff and operatives. It is not just about phoning a hire company booking a platform you think is right and leaving it to your men! The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) sets out the relevant regulations.

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which summarises the key points from the regulations. MEWPs for Managers is an essential one-day training course aimed at project managers, supervisors and planners, but can extend to any foreman or employer who needs to safely manage working at height and the use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). The course is ideal for anybody with responsibility in overseeing the use of MEWPs in a broad range of industries such as construction, retail and facilities management. The course helps to answer questions and dilemmas such as selecting the right machine, taking preventative measures against potential hazards and knowing what your legal obligations are. This is not about operating the equipment, but the planning and supervision for the use of MEWPs. Contents of the course include:

  • MEWP guidance and legislation
  • Rental terms and conditions
  • Machine types and use
  • Operator training, familiarisation and daily inspection
  • MEWP personal fall protection

Plus a wide range of other topics. The course ends with a written test in which candidates must achieve a satisfactory satndard. Upon successful completion you will receive your IPAF certificate!

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