There are different classifications of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms or MEWPs.

Although sometimes mischaracterized as bucket trucks there are many qualities that differentiate a MEWP from a bucket truck. Discussion topics include:

  • Definition of a MEWP
  • Definition of a Bucket Truck
  • How to differentiate between a MEWP and a Bucket Truck
    • Rotating and articulating booms vs rotating and extensible booms
  • Types of Bucket Trucks
    • Insulated Booms; description and testing requirements
    • Non-Insulated Booms; description and testing requirements
  • Inspecting Bucket Trucks
  • Operator qualifications and training
  • PPE for operating MEWPs and Bucket Trucks
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