ESC Mobile Elevated Work Platform

  • Equipment
  • ESC
Participants will engage in hands-on training activities, including a field level hazard assessment, pre-use equipment inspection and basic operation of an MEWP.

This course provides basic operator training for working with Type 3, Group B Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) as outlined in CSA B354.7:17. Participants discuss the fundamentals of assessing the job scope and understanding workplace requirements and hazards. Participants also engage in hands-on training activities, including a field level hazard assessment, pre-use equipment inspection and basic operation of a MEWP. While this basic course can be used as part of a worker's competency assessment, the employer must designate a worker as a "competent person" based on specific tasks assigned.

Training completion & certification:

  • Upon successful completion of this course, participants receive a certificate of completion that is valid for 3 years.

Course content includes the following:

  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Managing Hazards
  • Rescue Planning
  • MEWP Capabilities
  • MEWP Selection
  • Pre-Use Inspections
  • Operation and Stowing

Prerequisites:

  • Valid Energy Safety Canada Fall Protection Certificate