Mobil Elevated Work Platform

           ANSI and OSHA



Mobile Elevated Work Platform - MEWP - Type 3 Group A - Scissor Lift 

Course Description:

This is a fully comprehensive course designed for experienced and Scissor lift truck operators with the skills and knowledge necessary for a variety of responsibilities and function involved in the operation and maintenance of the Scissor. The training enforces the safety of the pedestrian and the operator. Pre-start up inspection and startup safety procedures, routine maintenance practice, and operating techniques are examined. This course is comprised of intensive classroom instruction, including discussion and a written test, as well as hands-on practical training and evaluation. At the conclusion of this program students should be able to demonstrate safe operation of Scissor Lift as required by the OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standard CFR- 29 -1910.

Upon successful completion of the course, the operator will be presented with a Scissor lift certificate as proof of training


Course Duration:

· 4 hours Theory and at end of course an Operator Evaluation Test )

· Four operators per session to allow for maximum instructor/operator interaction

 Program Outline:  


· Introduction to OSHA / ANSI

· Standard Federal Requirements 29 CFR 1910

· Pedestrian awareness

· Basic principles: Scissor Lift design and operation

· Components of the Scissor Lift

· Operation of Scissor

· Fuel sources (battery and propane and Diesel / Gasoline)

· General safety rules/guidelines

· Summary (written test)

· Practical Operator evaluations Test (Must Pass)


· performing of pre-shift inspection

· battery maintenance and charging procedures

· Platform Capacity

· safe operating techniques

· Interlock Devices

· Surface Conditions

· Hands-on training and application


Must Pass Written Evaluation Test

Must Pass an Operator Practical Evaluation Test


School Equipment:     Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughtout the program:

                                        Scissor lift truck

Class Size:                     Classes generally range in size from 4 to 15 students

Tuition:                         Call for Tuition