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Elevated Work Platforms with Safety Harness

This course covers the safe operation of any vehicle or machinery associated with EWP and covers theoretical and practical aspects of using a harness. Participants will understand the relevant guidelines, regulations and codes of practice to operate an EWP alongside control hazards when using a full body harness.


Course Objectives

  • Types of EWPs and their suitability for purpose and their safety features
  • Understand the legislative requirements, codes of practice and guidance for using an EWP
  • Using a personal fall protection system
  • Assessing the worksite, safe setup, operation and shut down of an EWP
  • Safety planning, hazard ID, safety observers, rescue planning, safe working zones, approach distances to power lines.

NZQA Unit Standards

Use safety harness system when working at height
Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs) and legislative requirements for their use

Operating Equipment Unit Standards (select up to 2 machines from the list below)

Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a scissor lift elevating work platform (EWP)
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a truck mounted elevating work platform (EWP)
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a self-propelled boom lift elevating work platform (EWP)
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a trailer mounted elevating work platform (EWP)
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a vertical lift elevating work platform (EWP)
Understanding the Contractor Safety Management Procedure

Course info


Available nationwide upon request

Maximum 8 attendees

Duration and cost
  • Full course 2 Machines & Harness
  • 1.5 day - $4,550
  • Full course 2 Machines Only
  • 1 day - $4,000
  • Refresher 2 EWP Machines & Harness
  • Full day - $2,300
  • Refresher course 2 Machines only
  • ½ day - $2,300

Note: Minimum number of 6 for course to proceed.

*Pricing does not include plant hire

*All travel and assessment costs included

*All costs excluding GST

*Call us for a price for more than 2 Machines

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