Mobile Elevating Work Platform (Boom & Scissor Lift)

On Demand

Classroom Course

1 Day
Member - $150 + HST
Associate Member Plus - $175 + HST
Associate Member - $200 + HST

Fall Protection I – Basic from Construction Safety Nova Scotia within the last three (3) years.
Required equipment:
CSA approved work boots, hard hat, and fully inspected/tagged Class “A” harness. (SRL-LE will be supplied for use in practical exercises.)

Clothing appropriate for practical training indoors or outdoors (warehouse).
Course Summary:
This training meets the training and practical requirements outlined in the Nova Scotia Workplace Health and Safety Regulations, as well as CSA Standard B354 and applicable revisions.


  • An overview of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, their types, components, and safe operating principles.

  • Understanding the legal requirements and industry standards governing the use of MEWPs in Nova Scotia.

  • Detailed information about different types of MEWPs, their applications, and suitable working environments.

  • Training on conducting thorough inspections of MEWPs before each use to ensure they are safe and in proper working condition.

  • Hands-on training on how to operate MEWPs safely, including maneuvering, positioning, and proper use of controls.

  • Fall protection systems and how to properly wear and use Fall Protection equipment while operating MEWPs.

  • Identifying potential hazards in the work area and conducting risk assessments to mitigate them.

  • Preparing for emergencies and understanding rescue protocols in case of accidents or equipment malfunctions.

  • Hands-on practice sessions using MEWPs to build confidence and competence in their safe operation.

View the schedule and register here.

This course is also available on demand for groups of 14 or more in-person. Email or call 902-468-6696 / 1-800-971-3888 to inquire.
Certificate Expiry:
3 Years