Scissor lifts & Boom Lifts

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COVID Safe Badge Digital*** Restrictions apply to attendee's from certain LGA's and Suburbs as per NSW Government health orders ***

EWPTS Information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are operating business as usual but have taken various measures to ensure the safety of our customers, trainers and follow the current advice of the Australian Government regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure we maintain a high standard of health and safety.

Be assured that we are taking this situation seriously and have put in place measures to ensure the safety of you our customers and our people by reducing our class sizes and adhering to strict hygiene and cleaning measures.

** All trainees are required to have a face mask **

COVID Safe Check-in with Service NSW

  1. When a trainee arrives at the venue, they will be required to scan the QR code with their phone.
  2. Trainees who have the Service NSW app will be taken to the app. 
  3. Trainees who don't have the Service NSW app installed can either:
  • download the Service NSW app, create an account and check-in, or
  • check-in using the Service NSW online form. It opens automatically on the trainees phone.

 4.  The trainer will view the trainees phone to make sure the check-in was successful prior to entering.

When attending any EWPTS training courses, you will be asked to use the provided hand sanitiser and or wash hands before, during and after each session to limit the spread of the COVID-19. In addition face masks will be provided to wear when 1.5m social distancing cannot be maintained.

We also request in line with government guidelines that if any attendee or trainer is feeling unwell, they are to remain at home and mitigate the exposure to not only the training group but the wider community. 

We will continue to monitor Australian Government and the Department of Health announcements if anything changes, we will keep you informed.

For Further information and updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) check the with the Department of Health website click here

Managing & Supervising EWPs On Site:

Are You In Control?

Site supervisor & managers are responsible for ensuring the safe use of elevated work platforms (EWPs) on site.

A scissor lift is delivered to a warehouse for the task of changing some light bulbs from the ceiling.

The operator gets up there and finds that the maximum height of the machine will not let him reach the target spot. The operator wants to get the job done and climbs on the guardrails. There is an accident and he falls. Operator error? Maybe, but who got the machine there in the first place?

Ultimately, managers are responsible for ensuring the safe use of elevated work platforms (EWPs) on site.

Managers & supervisors carry an awful lot of responsibility for a lot of things: administrative tasks, time keeping, making sure that certain behaviors are correct or that incorrect behaviors are corrected promptly. These supervisors are your company’s representatives at the jobsite. What are you going to do to ensure they’re really representing you?

Do you know what your legal obligations are?
Have you selected the right machine for the job at hand? 
Who is operating MEWPs on your site and have they been trained and familiarised?
Have you considered the potential hazards and taken preventive measures?

Safety can only be assured when:
• The correct equipment is selected for the task to be performed
• The equipment is maintained and serviced as recommended by the manufacturer
• The equipment is operated by a trained and familiarized person
• Work is monitored and supervised for compliance to regulations and industry standards

For more information contact us

Conducting a Pre-start Inspection Videos

For all operators it is mandatory to conduct a pre-start inspection on the plant they are about to use. It goes without saying that this must be completed in order to determine that the MEWP is safe to use. IPAF have produced pre-start inspection training videos to ensure operators understand the process & their responsibilities. Click on the links to view vidoes.

   IPAF Pre-start inspection Scissor lift                                                                IPAF Pre-start inspection Boom lift 

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