Do I need a certificate to hire a scissor lift?
A PAL Card, IPAF Card, IPAF Licence or certificate is what you need to prove you have the right training and experience to use powered access equipment (eg. Cherry pickers or Scissor Lifts). Site managers are bound by Health and Safety Law to ensure workers know what they are doing and how to avoid accidents.
Can anyone operate a scissor lift?
Whether you’re operating a large or small scissor lift, indoors or outdoors, you need to complete specialised training and hold a valid licence. The type of licence you need depends on the height you’ll be working at.
Is IPAF a legal requirement?
Do You NEED an IPAF Card? While it is not essential to hold an IPAF Card itself, it is a legal requirement to have training. Height workers will NEED to show that they have been trained appropriately. If they can’t show proof they won’t be allowed on the site.
Do you wear a harness in a scissor lift?
The use of harnesses in scissor lifts is strictly site & risk assessment specific. …
Can I use a scissor lift in my house?
Scissor lifts are a vertical lift with a platform that’s the same size as the base. They’re used in both indoor and outdoor projects, and are popular because they easily lift both personnel and equipment. Smaller scissor lifts are often used indoors, in parking garages and in urban areas.
Do you need a hard hat on a scissor lift?
General PPE includes: Hard hat for overhead impact or electrical hazards. Eye protection with side shields. Scissor lift is one kind of aerial lift mainly used in construction and the general industry. If we closely study OSHA’s regulations on aerial lifts, we will see that fall protection is not required.
Do you need a Licence to operate a scissor lift in WA?
No. There is no requirement to hold a WP High Risk Work Licence to operate a scissor lift. However it is necessary to be trained and familiar with in the equipment you are using. Training can be obtained by undertaking an EWPA Yellow Card course.
Do you need a Licence to operate a MEWP?
MEWP operators should have attended a recognised operator training course and received a certificate, card or ‘licence’, listing the categories of MEWP the bearer is trained to operate.