Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

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Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) allow work personnel to reach elevated areas that are inaccessible by traditional means such as ladders or scaffolding. But like any heavy equipment, MEWPs can be very dangerous if used without due care and attention. It's crucial to be familiar with the new ANSI A92 standards as it relates to operating MEWPs, protecting yourself, and to training requirements to minimize the risk of injuries and property damage. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • recognize potential hazards when inspecting your equipment and operational work area
  • identify the required PPE for mobile elevating work platforms
  • identify safety features normally included in mobile elevating work platforms
  • recognize the OSHA-mandated training requirements for mobile elevating work platform operation


  • Operating MEWPs
  • Protecting Yourself on MEWPs
  • Training and Best Practices