Aerial Work Platform/Mobile Elevating Work Platform Scissor & Boom Certification
This comprehensive Canadian MEWP course exceeds all CSA/OHS requirements for classroom operator safety training certification in all Canadian provinces and territories. Covering scissor lifts, straight stick boom lifts, articulating boom lifts and single man push around lifts. Summa courses are the highest quality online courses available today, combining high definition video with cutting edge machine animation and video demonstrations. The format increases learning retention and is very entertaining and informative for students. A few questions after every chapter prepare the student for the final exam. Upon successful completion students are provided with access to: MEWP specific OHS requirements for every province and territory in Canada; a practical evaluation checklist; and easy-to-use instructions for evaluating operator competence on the machine.
An employer practical evaluation is required to complete the certification process and can be performed by a supervisor or authorized personnel. Employer practical evaluations are fully approved and recommended by OHS and CSA as they give the operator training and testing that is job, machine and industry specific. This certification is transferable across companies and provinces (Note: each company must perform their own employer practical evaluation).
For MEWP Practical Evaluation Documents Click On The Links Below:
How to perform a practical evaluation (PDF)
Mobile Elevating Work Platform / Aerial Work Platform, practical evaluation checklist
The course is broken into 5 modules and each module contains multiple chapters. Course modules are described briefly below:
Module 1. Legislation
This covers important federal and provincial MEWP related legislation requirements for the machine, employees, supervisors and employers.
Module 2. Staying Safe
This module helps students understand dangers of the machine during use; focusing in depth on the most common incidents and accidents with MEWP’s.
Module 3. Know Your Machine
Throughout these chapters students gain a strong understanding of the different types of MEWP’s, the importance of the manual, safety decals, machine components, controls, safe guards, axles, capacities, stability principles and use of an envelope management system.
Module 4. Starting Off Right
Learn the best steps to starting each day and job off right with the machine. This includes best machine choice, pre-operational inspections, function tests, maintenance, hydraulic system dangers, battery charging/maintenance, refueling, weather safety, hazards, hazard assessment/mitigation and rescue planning.
Module 5. Safe Use
Here we learn about safe operational use of a MEWP, including proper communication, PPE, operating rules/tips, parking/shutting down, record keeping and more.