ESC Mobile Elevated Work Platform
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
- Valid Energy Safety Canada Fall Protection Certificate