Aerial & Scissor Lift (MEWP) Operator Certification Course Description: The course is designed to cover the general requirements for safe operation of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) including Aerial Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts, also known as Type 1 or Type 2 or 3 Powered Personnel Platforms and the requirements of the ANSI A92 Standard. The course includes professional classroom theory instruction, a participant workbook, final written exam, and hands-on evaluation of the operator.
Curriculum covers OSHA Regulations and ANSI Standards, types and selection, safe operating practices, associated hazards, controls, capabilities, stability, fall protection, inspections and maintenance, fueling, work zones, and manufacturer specific requirements.
MEWP Operators Practical Evaluation: An operator practical evaluation is included and will be conducted for use of the MEWP operator's performance to ensure that the operator has the knowledge, skills, and competency needed to operate the equipment safely. Operators must be evaluated on each Type of personnel lift to be operated.
Who Should Attend: Required for employees who operate Aerial Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts, also known as Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP). Only trained and authorized personnel shall be permitted to operate MEWPs. Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Retraining and certification every 3 years or earlier due to unsafe act observed, a near miss or accident, and equipment or workplace changes.
Safety Equipment Required: Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Work Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and wear proper Work Clothing to participate in hands-on exercises and operator practical evaluation.
Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises, written exam, and practical evaluation. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a MEWP operator training certification card. Employer specific training and authorization is required.
Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a note pad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).
Course Length: Approximately 6 hours including classroom theory and activities followed by practical exercises and operator evaluations. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.
Open Enrollment Participant Pricing: $115.00 ea.
Scheduled Groups with minimum of 8 Participants Pricing: $105.00 ea.
Association Member Participant Pricing: $105.00 ea.
Retainer Client Participant Pricing: $10.00 ea.