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 The lowering of mobile elevated working platforms in an emergency

The lowering of mobile elevated working platforms in an emergency

19 July 2012 Email this article

Lessons learned following a fatality on a non-London 2012 project involving a mobile elevated working platform (MEWP) resulted in an emergency drill being carried out on the Olympic Park. It was found that not enough of the workforce knew how to lower a MEWP in an emergency.

Further training of operatives was recommended to mitigate this health and safety risk. Olympic Delivery Authority Report

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