Safe operation of self-propelled mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) - Initial training
Art. L.321-8(1) of the Labor Code provides for the obligation of occupational safety and health training focused on the workstation. Art. L.321-8 (5) of the French Labor Code specifies that employees working in hazardous positions must undergo appropriate training and periodic refresher courses in occupational health and safety.
The training presented below follows the program outlined in AAA Recommendation 188.8.131.52 - Equipment Operation.
Be able to conduct Self-propelled mobile elevating platforms with multidirectional lift (MEWPs) by respecting the safety rules prescribed in the Recommendation of the Accident Insurance Association (AAA).
- Technologies and characteristics of the machines
- Function of operating elements and safety devices
- Starting and ending a job
- Rules of conduct, traffic and stability
- Risks when using the machine
- Load plate and manufacturer's plate
- Signage and markings
- Taking up a position
- Suitability of the machine
- Familiarization with the workstation
- Driving and handling loads
- End of position
Alternating theoretical contributions and practical exercises
Duration of the training
Mandatory: refresher training every 60 months
This training is intended for experienced workers who regularly or occasionally use self-propelled mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs)
- Avoir 18 ans au minimum
- Etre médicalement apte à la conduite de chariots élévateurs
Maximum number of participants
10 for the theoretical part and 4 for the practical part
Location of the training
On your site or at our training center in Schifflange for the theoretical part, and on your site for the practical part
German, French, Portuguese
In digital format, will be communicated to each participant
Certificate / Attestation
At the end of the training, an evaluation will be carried out (theoretical and practical evaluation), the candidate will have to obtain an average of 7/10 in theory as well as in practice, with a minimum of 7/10 for certain specific points, known as eliminatory according to the recommendation. The successful completion of the theoretical evaluation is necessary for admission to the practical training. In case of success, the candidate will be issued a safety driving certificate by our training organization with the mention "mobile self-propelled elevating platforms with multidirectional elevation (MEWP)".