EWPA (NZ) Press Release - Phasing in of Logbooks for MEWP ....

30 May 2014 2:46 PM | Administrator . (Administrator)

This press release talks about the introduction of EWP logbooks here in New Zealand. It also reminds owners and operators about importance of pre-hire inspections, operator daily checks, and the need for operators to be familiar with the type of EWP they are using. 

PRESS RELEASE - Phasing in of MEWP Logbooks.pdf


A timely reminder to those hiring EWP's:

1. All staff involved in operating, delivery, customer inductions/ handovers MUST be trained and deemed competent. 
2. Pre-hire inspections MUST be carried out between hires.
3. Routine maintenance inspections must be carried out by the owner of EWP's that are on long term hire, at inspection intervals of no greater than 1-month.
4. Operator daily check sheets must be made available with the EWP.
5. Six monthly certificates MUST be current, or EWP should not be operated.

*Information sheets that highlight how logbooks are used will be made available to members in the coming week. 

Purchase of Logbooks, Pouches and Summary Cards

HIANZ has a re-seller agreement with the EWPA and can therefore provide Logbooks and associated stationery at members rates via the online shop.
www.hianz.net.nz/Shop_Online

Copyright 2011 - Hire Industry Association of New Zealand (Inc.)