LICENCE TO OPERATE A BOOM TYPE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM
This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a boom type elevating work platform, boom length 11 metres or more, for licensing purposes, and involves the operation of a telescoping device, hinged device, or articulated device or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work.
The 11 metre boom length shall be taken to mean the greater of the following: (a) The vertical distance from the floor of the platform to the surface supporting the elevating work platform with the platform at its maximum height; or (b) The nominal reach, measured horizontally from the centre point of rotation to the outer edge of the platform in its most extended position.
This unit requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up elevating work platform, operate elevating work platform and shut down and secure elevating work platform.
This unit is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements.
Any alteration will result in a unit which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.