The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has appointed two technical officers to add depth and innovation to its technical and safety department.Harald Fries will be based in IPAF’s Swiss office in Basel. He is an electrical engineer with a background in safety processes and nuclear...[more]
More than 120 access rental professionals attended the 10th Europlatform conference held on 22 September 2016 in Vienna, Austria. The theme was “New Generation Rental” and attendees participated in a “day of exploration and seeing things in different ways”, in the words of IPAF president Andy...[more]
IPAF members are encouraged to contribute to the European Commission's open public consultation on the ongoing evaluation of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.
The consultation consists of an online questionnaire, through EUSurvey, available in six official languages of the European Union:...[more]
IPAF members are advised to beware of a scheme being investigated by the Police Service of Scotland where bogus companies have been set up for the purposes of committing fraud.
The company details are used to obtain goods on credit, including plant equipment, high-value cars, vans, bulk fuel...[more]
Jason Woods, IPAF Middle East representative, will take on additional responsibility as IPAF’s representative for India.This new role builds on Jason’s extensive experience in the access industry and recent success in growing IPAF’s presence in the Middle East. IPAF currently has members across...[more]
The IPAF South East regional meeting on 28 September 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Bexley, Kent DA5 1ND, UK will focus on the safe loading and unloading of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).
The meeting is being hosted by Nationwide Platforms. Speakers include:
Peter Douglas, Operations...[more]
The 10th Europlatform access rental conference takes place in Vienna, Austria on Thursday, 22 September 2016. More than 120 delegates have registered, so don't miss your chance to be there -- places are still available.This year's conference theme is "New Generation Rental". Speakers from...[more]