A26 Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Boom
To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a MEWPS – Boom, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.
Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
Undertake all pre-use checks
Check emergency lowering functions
Configure and set for site travel
Travel over level surfaces (all types) and uneven terrain (self propelled)
Explain travel procedures and precautions on inclines
Manoeuvre in confined spaces
Configure and set for accessing duties
Position the platform to access a work position
Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
Access working points up to full operating height and reach
Travel with a raised platform (relevant endorsement)
Carry out shut down and securing procedures
Duration of Training
See Training Guidance
To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.
These tests can be viewed online at: www.cskills.org/centreandschool/cpcs.
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