A review of best practices for the use of Mobile Equipment Work Platforms (“MEWP”) within the telecommunications industry.

MEWP’S are an incredible tool that can be applied in the telecommunications industry when used properly for a scope of work by a competent person(s) who understand their effective uses, training requirements, and proper inspection and maintenance for the site-specific conditions. There are several considerations an employer should evaluate when renting a MEWP. Further discussion include:

  • A review of considerations that are often overlooked when utilizing a MEWP which cause significant stress in the field
  • Standards that apply to the use of MEWP’S
  • Training required to operate a MEWP
  • Performance and maintenance considerations.
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