Access Platforms - Safety and Information

Access Platforms -Type 1 Group A

Type 1 - MEWPs for which traveling is allowed only when in stowed position.

Group A- MEWPs When elevated stays within 
tipping lines at all allowable inclinations.

Access Platforms are commonly used in the workplace and are becoming popular in replacing ladders and tower scaffolds as the preferred method of access

Often however, operators of access platforms are  required to use these machines without any formal training, and as a result, they aren't aware of the safety precautions required or of the individual capabilities of the platform. 

Access platforms present an increased risk of destabilizing if not operated correctly, a risk dramatically reduced by professional training in the use of them and all MEWPs. Operators SHALL be trained A92.24-2018


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800-571-MEWP (6397).
PO BOX 2331
Plainville, MA 02732

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