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.