This course covers the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) for licensing purposes, and involves the operation of a telescoping device, hinged device, or articulated device or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work.
The 11 metre boom length shall be taken to mean the greater of the following:
(a) The vertical distance from the floor of the platform to the surface supporting the elevating work platform with the platform at its maximum height; or
(b) The nominal reach, measured horizontally from the centre point of rotation to the outer edge of the platform in its most extended position.
Assessment for High Risk Work (HRW) licences is undertaken by an accredited assessor approved by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.
- Plan and prepare for operating an elevating work platform
- Perform pre-start and post-start inspections/checks
- Identify and address potential risks and hazards
- Implement control measures
- Obtain and interpret emergency procedures
- Mobile, position and set up an elevating work platform
- Conduct work activities from elevating work platform
- Carry out operator maintenance
This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
This training is conducted under agreement with MyneSight Pty Ltd RTO #31900.