Mobile Elevating Work Platforms: Aerial and Scissor Lift Safety Overview

Learning objectives

  • 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

Course overview

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.

  • English
Course Outline
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms: Aerial and Scissor Lift Safety - Overview
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart F - Powered Platforms, Manlifts, and Vehicle-Mounted Work Platforms
  • 1910.67 Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms
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