*** Restrictions apply to attendee's 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.

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

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.

Operator Training  V's Familiarization

Those who intend to use any machine with characteristics of weight, height, width, length or complexity which differ significantly to the training they have received should ensure that they receive a familiarisation to cover the differences.

It is the employer's responsibility to ensure that all operators using equipment are adequately trained and familiarised to comply with current health and safety legislation.
Machine specific familiarisation should follow on from basic training and cover:
Manufacturer's instructions and warnings
Features of the specific model
Control functions
Safety devices
Emergency lowering procedures
All of the above are to be found in the information supplied with the machine.
Training is the instruction necessary to enable a trainee to become a qualified person in the task to be performed, including the recognition of potential hazards.
Familiarization is the information regarding the control functions and safety devices on a specific elevated work platform to be operated by a qualified person (trained operator).
An operator must be TRAINED and ensure that they have FAMILIARIZED themselves with the equipment before they can operate an Elevated Work Platform

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