A26 MEWP – BOOM

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as an access operator

Preparing for Work

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Check emergency lowering functions

Travelling & Manouvering

  • Configure and set for site travel
  • Travel over level surfaces (all types) and uneven terrain (self-propelled units only)
  • Explain travel procedures and precautions on inclines
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

  • Configure and set for accessing duties
  • Position the platform to access a work position
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working Tasks

  • Access working points up to full operating height and reach
  • Travel with a raised platform (relevant endorsement)

Completing Work

  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures