IPAF has consulted with the industry to revise the technical guidance note TGN E2/08/10: Exiting the platform at height, Ref. UKBA – a copy of the original version can be downloaded from the Publications/Technical Guidance section. Members are invited to submit comments on the revised technical...[more]
IPAF’s head office in the UK is closed on 25.05.2015, due to a public holiday.
Full telephone, e-mail and online system services will resume as usual the next working day.
Normal services are available from other IPAF country offices. Click here for a full list.[more]
IPAF sought the smoothest operator at Vertikal Days through its interactive and competitive demonstration activity on its stand.Valid PAL Card holders were invited to participate in IPAF's Smooth Operator Skills Challenge to demonstrate their level of ability in operating MEWPs and to illustrate...[more]
Eleanor Morrison, IPAF audit support and training admin, will retire at the end of April 2015 after 16 years of dedicated service to IPAF.
Eleanor Morrison started working for IPAF in January 1999. At that time, the IPAF training programme had just started gaining ground. Within a small team,...[more]
IPAF has received the sad news that its long-standing member and instructor, Peter Elmer, passed away on 20 April 2015 at age 58.
Peter was a pioneer of the MEWP industry in Switzerland. With his solid and well-grounded technical knowledge, he made a significant contribution to the development of...[more]
There are now 1,120,000 mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), also known as aerial work platforms (AWPs), in the worldwide rental fleet. This is up 8% from the previous year, reveals new research commissioned by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).The US AWP rental market recorded...[more]
IPAF will be promoting low level access at the construction and mining equipment show MT&T Expo from 9 to 13 June 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil. The use of low level access equipment is currently not widespread in Latin America and IPAF is focusing on this category of equipment as a safe and...[more]