MEWPs - Scissors & Boom Lifts

The aim of the course is to ensure that operators become competent in the safe use of MEWP’s by gaining the necessary skills and knowledge when operating a MEWP.


Candidates: Maximum of 6

Prerequisites: 18yrs old, 6 Months operating experience

Award: Safety Solutions Certification

Assessment: Theory and Practical Assessment

Price: €190

€190 per person Booking

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MEWPs - Scissors & Boom Lifts

Duration: 1 day

Accredited by: Safety Solutions Group

  • Dublin
  • 1 day
  • Fri 26 Nov 2021 | 07:00 - 14:00

MEWP Operations



MEWP’s (Mobile elevating work platforms) include scissors and boom lifts and provide a wide variety of access solutions. Due to the nature of potential hazards involved with these machines, all operators need to be assessed formally as to their competence in operating the equipment. 



The aim of this training is to ensure that attendees have the skills and knowledge to safely and competently operate MEWP’s, this to include both scissors and boom type machines. (types 3a and 3b) 

Who should attend/Pre-Requisites  

Candidates over 18 years of age with a minimum of 6 months experience in operations of both types of MEWP. 

Max. number of participants 


Theory and Practical Assessment 


One Day 


Safety Solutions Certification  


  • Applicable Legislation 
  • Basic types and specification of MEWP’s 
  • Hazards associated with using MEWP’s 
  • MEWP Accident Analysis 
  • Daily pre-use checks and maintenance requirements
  • Harness inspection and pre-use checks 
  • Use of safety harness while operating MEWP’s 
  • Positioning of MEWP’s 
  • Assessment of Environmental Conditions -Ground, Weather and Obstacles
  • Safe operation of MEWP’s 
  • Emergency Procedures 
  • Theory & Practical Assessment