SS 616:2016

Code of practice for safe use of mobile elevating work platforms


Specifies safety requirements for the protection of persons working with mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and includes persons at or near these machines. Covers the basic safety principles, operation, maintenance and inspection of MEWPs. Applicable to all MEWPs that are intended to position persons, tools and materials and which, as a minimum, consist of a work platform with controls, an extending structure and a chassis. Also highlights the responsibilities of various stakeholders. Does not cover manufacturing specifications and requirements.




Status Current
Edition 2016
No. of Pages 64
ICS Classification 53.020.99 Other lifting equipment
Committee Safety and Quality Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption -