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Inspections

Is your equipment legal and safe to use?

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are one of the safest ways to perform temporary work at height.

Keep your equipment safe through good maintenance regimes ranging from pre-use checks, to regular thorough examinations as required by law, to major inspections.
 
Guidance and resources on this subject include:

Videos

A clear demonstration outlining the inspection and maintenance requirements when using MEWPs:

IPAF inspection demo (Vertikal Days 2014)

A visual tour of how to conduct pre-start inspections for scissor lifts and booms:

Scissor lift video

Boom lift video

Inspection key tags

A handy reminder of points to cover for pre-use and workplace inspections
Small quantities are available free from IPAF: infoipaf.org 

IPAF Operators’ Safety Guide
A pocket-size booklet that sets out recommended good practices for the safe operation of MEWPs, which is given out to all those who successfully complete IPAF training
 
Competent Assessed Persons (CAP) programme
An assessment programme targeted at experienced engineers which allows them to be certified as competent persons to plan, manage or carry out inspections/thorough examinations of MEWPs in line with relevant legislation

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