IPAF Training - Scissor and Boom Lifts (Cherry Pickers)

By: Top Height Training  19/12/2012
Keywords: scissor lifts, cherry picker, scissor lift

Essential IPAF certification for any user of Scissor and Boom Lifts (Cherry Pickers). We teach how to safely operate both types of MEWPS (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms) and cover skills such as the selection and pre-inspection of the equipment.

Course Content:

- All relevant Health & Safety Laws and Regulations including the Work at Height Regulations 2005.
- Responsibilities of employees and their employers.
 - Introduction to the use of MEWPS.
 - Safe pre-use checks and inspection of the equipment, what to look for and how to look for it.
- How to start and stop the machine.
- Overhead obstructions and ground conditions.
- Written test paper
- Practical instruction on the machinery
- The importance of keeping your equipment in good order with regular maintenance.
- Keeping yourself properly protected - the correct personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Having a go yourself - practical
- Review of test paper, questions and training session.

Examination:
Multi-choice question paper for which the pass mark is 80%. This must be passed in order to continue with the practical exercise for which the pass mark is 75%.

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