Twenty managers from Skanska Romania have successfully completed the IPAF MEWPs for Managers course, which enables supervisors and managers to prepare for and safely coordinate the use of various types of mobile elevating work platforms on site.The course was conducted by IPAF-certified instructor...[more]
This issue features a closer look at how smart technology is advancing the safety of aerial equipment, an interview with IPAF president Andy Studdert, and more.
IPAF is looking for an experienced administrator to join its team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administration support to IPAF's Audit and QC function.
The Europlatform access rental conference will be held on 7 October 2015 at the Copenhagen Admiral Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark. This year’s theme is “Securing the Future”.Europlatform is a one-day conference targeted at senior and middle managers of rental companies with access fleets. It is...[more]
The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has issued three NEW standards for public comment:• B354.7 Mobile elevating work platforms – Design, calculations, safety requirements and test methods• B354.8 Mobile elevating work platforms – Safety principals,...[more]
Preliminary fatal injury rate calculations confirm that mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are one of the safest ways to perform temporary work at height. This latest analysis complements IPAF’s release of the 2014 MEWP-related accident data and indicates that although the total MEWP rental...[more]
The 2017 IPAF Summit and International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) will take place on 4 April 2017. The venue will be announced on 17 March 2016 at the end of the 2016 IAPAs, which are being held in Madrid, Spain.The IPAF Summit conference draws together senior representatives from the access...[more]