IPAF’s head office in the UK is closed for Christmas and New Year, from midday on 24.12.2014 to 26.12.2014 and on 01.01.2015.
Full telephone, e-mail and online system services will resume as usual the next working day.
In case of an emergency, call: +44 (0)15395 66705.
The UK Department for Transport has published two related public consultations that could affect IPAF member companies with vehicle-mounted platforms. The consultations concern:• HGV Periodic Testing and Inspections Exemptions,...[more]
This issue features an interview with contractors on how to achieve safer work at height with MEWPs, articles on PAL+ and the Smart PAL Card, and more.
Frank Nerenhausen, president of JLG, is the keynote speaker at the IPAF Summit and he will explore emerging technologies and their potential application in the access industry under the title “Gimmicks or the Next Reality”. The IPAF Summit will be held on the same day as the International Awards...[more]
IPAF has issued the one millionth ever PAL Card (Powered Access Licence) under its voluntary, industry-led operator training programme which is certified by TÜV as conforming to ISO 18878.To celebrate the one millionth PAL Card ever issued, IPAF is calling all valid PAL Card holders to enter a draw...[more]
Entries are now open for the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) 2015, jointly organised by Access International, Access Lift & Handlers and IPAF. The IAPA awards ceremony and dinner, and the IPAF Summit conference, will be held on 26 March 2015 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel...[more]
All PAL Cards (Powered Access Licences) issued by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) for training on or after 1 January 2015 will be machine-readable, i.e. Smart PAL Cards. This move aims to improve site safety as Smart PAL Cards may be used to ensure that only trained operators can...[more]