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Booking is now open for 2018 IPAF Summit and IAPAs


Booking is now open for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Summit and the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) celebration dinner, to be held at the Hilton Miami Downtown in Florida, USA, on 8 March 2018. The theme for the Summit will be “Quantifying Sustainability”,...[more]

IPAF to launch consultation on virtual reality and platform simulators


A global consultation is to be launched by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to establish the possibilities for powered access training and safety guidance afforded by new technology such as virtual reality and platform simulators. VR is now a reality and IPAF’s worldwide network...[more]

IPAF nominated for trio of European trade association awards


The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has been shortlisted as a finalist in three categories of the European Association Awards 2018, being nominated in the Best Provision of Industry Information and Intelligence, Best Association Conference (under 225 delegates) and Best Association...[more]

IPAF issues guidance on remounting MEWPs


IPAF’s Technical & Safety department has issued global guidance on the remounting of second-hand MEWP equipment on a different chassis. The guidance emphasises the difficulty and high level of engineering expertise required to mount MEWPs on a chassis other than those for which they were...[more]

IPAF to brief cross-party MPs’ inquiry into work at height


Key spokespeople for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) are working closely with a new all-party working group of Westminster MPs,­­­ whose aim is to cut the alarming number of workplace fatalities in the UK that are caused by falls from height. IPAF president Nick Selley and UK...[more]

IPAF makes MEWPs available in global BIM library


A selection of 3D virtual Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) and Mast Climbing Work Platforms (MCWPs) is now available in the National Building Information Modelling (BIM) Library with more to follow thanks to the efforts of experts from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). BIM...[more]

IPAF’s 'Back to Basics' MEWP safety campaign highlights


Across 2017, IPAF’s Back to Basics safety campaign focusing on identifying and mitigating typical risk scenarios when operating Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) equipment worldwide has actively inspired and informed safety messages and key industry events from Las Vegas and Amsterdam to...[more]

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