Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWP) in construction sites

This booklet promotes an effective and safe use of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWP) in temporary or mobile construction sites, describing the following topics:

  • legislative regulations in force
  • existing kinds of MEWP
  • criteria for their selection and safe use
  • aspects to be considered when assessing risks for MEWP operators (i.e. accidents, electrocution due to contact with power lines)
  • management of emergencies
  • operating procedures

The booklet takes into account common construction sites and tunnels. 


PLE nei cantieri (italian version)

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Barbara Manfredi, Elisabetta Badellino, Francesca R. Mignacca

INAIL, Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro, Direzione Centrale Prevenzione

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00144 Roma


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