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ELEVATED WORK PLATFORM (EWP) OSSA

elevated work platform (EWP)

COURSE OBJECTIVES
On completion of this elevated work platform course you will know:
Legislation and Standards Relating to Elevated Work Platforms
Employer and Employee responsibilities
Elevated Work Platform Statistics
Planning required to use an Elevated Work Platform
Load limitations and calculations
Machine specific features
Personal Protective Equipment required when using an Elevated Work Platform
Elevated Work Platform Stability
What to expect when working at heights
Elevated Work Platforms Types
Elevated Work Platform system components

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (OH&S) ACT
Obligations of Employers, Workers, etc. 2(1)-(5)
Existence of Imminent Danger 35(1)-(2)

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (OH&S) REGULATION
General protection of workers 13(1)-(4)
Duties of workers 14(1)-(2)

Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Code

PART 2- Hazard Assessment, Elimination and Control
Hazard Assessment 7
Worker participation 8
Hazard elimination and control 9

PART 9 – Fall Protection
General Protection 139(1)(3)-(8)
Instruction of Workers 141
Full Body Harness 142

Part 19 – Powered Mobile Equipment – Responsibility
Operator Responsibilities 256
Visual Inspection 257(1)(4)
Inspection and Maintenance 260
Refuelling 279(2)

Part 23 – Scaffolds & Temporary Work Platforms
Worker Safety 346
Standards 347(1)

Standards
Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
CSA Standard CAN/CSA B354.4-02
CSA Standard CAN/CSA Z259.10-06

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) / American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ANSI Standard A92.6-2006
ANSI Standard Z359.1-2007

Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)
CEN Standard EN 361:2007