Mobile Elevating Work Platforms

A worker working on an elevated work platform
Course Schedules:
Duration 8 hours
Certificate Valid 3 years
Course Description:

The Energy Safety Canada (ESC) Mobile Elevating Work Platforms course has been designed to offer basic operator training for people working with Type 3, Group B Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This course follows the CSA-B354.7:17 standard for mobile elevating work platforms – safety principles, inspection, maintenance, and operation.

During the course, participants will learn the fundamentals of evaluating the scope of a job as well as understanding the requirements and hazards associated with the workplace. There will be hands-on training activities that include hazard assessment, inspection of pre-use equipment, and the basic operation of a MEWP.

This basics course may be used as a worker’s competency assessment granting that the employer has already designated the worker as a “competent person” based on specific tasks assigned.

Topics Covered:
  • Responsibilities of the operator
  • How to manage hazards
  • Effective rescue planning
  • The capabilities of MEWP
  • Selecting a MEWP
  • Pre-operation inspections
  • Proper operation and stowing procedures
Upon Completion:

After successfully completing the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion that is valid for three years.

Effective February 1, 2021 we will no longer be delivering OSSA Elevated Work Platform (EWP) and will only be delivering Energy Safety Canada (ESC) Mobile Elevating Work Platforms courses. For more information, please contact us