IPAF training has gained support in the UAE’s capital with the publication of two codes of practice by the Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Centre (OSHAD):
• CoP 34.0 Safe Use of Lifting Equipment and Lifting Accessories, Version 3.0,July 2016• CoP 36.0...[more]
IPAF has received the sad news that one of the pioneers of the powered access industry and a past president of IPAF, Tony Clark, passed away last week after a long illness.
Tony Clark was one of the owners of Gala Engineering in Thetford, UK. The company was acquired by Simon to become Simon Gala,...[more]
The entire Loxam Group has joined IPAF, signalling a boost for the Federation’s activities in France and around Europe.With Loxam’s core French business joining IPAF, a total of 11 Loxam companies have become IPAF members. The subsidiaries in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands are already IPAF...[more]
IPAF held its first joint seminar with the Korean Occupational Safety & Health Agency (KOSHA) on 5 July 2016 in Seoul, South Korea, which was met with a good turnout.
Speakers included Lee Sung-Ju, Head of Safety Certification Department, Occupational Safety Bureau, KOSHA; Rupert...[more]
IPAF is looking for a part-time representative in the Nordic Region to provide its members with a quality local service.
Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), also known as aerial work platforms (AWPs), are a popular tool in the arboriculture and tree care industry. IPAF has published safety tips for the use of MEWPs in tree cutting to ensure that operators work safely at height.Statistics from IPAF’s accident...[more]
Visitors to the IPAF stand at Vertikal Days in June were invited to walk through the display and to consider how to keep the loading and unloading of MEWPs safe – with the help of posters, technical guidance and advice from IPAF’s experts.
Andy Access came to life and gave visitors take-home...[more]