Is training required in order to use a MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform)?
It’s your employer’s legal obligation to ensure that the operator of powered access equipment is trained. This is detailed within the follows Regulations:
HSWA – The Health and Safety at Work Act (1974)
LOLER – The Lift Operating & Lifting Equipment Regulations (1998)
PUWER – The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998)
MHSWR – The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (1999)
WAHR – The Working at Height Regulations (2005)