Mobile Elevating Work Platforms: Aerial and Scissor Lift Safety Overview
- Identify MEWPs, common MEWP hazards, and the responsibilities workers have to operate MEWPs safely
- Distinguish between different MEWP classifications
- Outline the risk assessments and inspections used to identify potential hazards prior to operating an MEWP
- Explain the work practices necessary to operate an MEWP safely
This lesson provides workers with an awareness of the precautions and work practices required to operate a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) safely. The lesson by itself does not authorize the use of MEWP equipment; instructional and practical training specific to each MEWP is required.