Best Practice Guidance for MEWPs

Learn to use powered access safely and avoid trapping or crushing injuries to people in platform lifts and MEWPS

Learn more about using powered access safely in this best practice guidance for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) from the Strategic Forum for Construction.

The guidance in this document covers avoiding trapping (crushing) injuries to people in the platform, with information designed for planners and managers, as well as operators and supervisors.

This document is the result of input from a variety of safety agencies and groups, including the HSE and IPAF, as well as industry groups such as the Construction Plant-hire Association.

Want to learn more about anti-entrapment and other safety solutions designed for MEWPs? View Safety videos of our attachments.


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