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Make our success your success -- Join IPAF today.
Membership of IPAF is open to platform users, manufacturers, distributors, rental and training companies. Benefits include:
- Access to a wealth of valuable, practical information on legal, technical and commercial aspects of platform use.
- The chance to influence the growing body of legislation and regulations that governs platform use.
IPAF members also profit from a growing portfolio of services:
Lobbying and representation
IPAF lobbies and makes representations to the relevant authorities on issues of concern to its members. It represents its members within organisations such as the American Rental Association (ARA), the European Rental Association (ERA) and the US-based Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA).
Monitoring regulations and developments
IPAF actively participates in several committees: those relating to EN 280, ISO, FEM, ANSI standards committees, the British standards committees BS 8454 and BS 8460. It cooperates with safety bodies worldwide, such as the HSE in Britain, Berufsgenossenschaften in Germany, Suva in Switzerland, OPPBTP in France, and OSHA in the United States.
IPAF staff bring more than 100 years of experience of working with well-known manufacturers and in the rental industry. That expertise is at members’ disposal.
IPAF members needing legal advice on matters such as MEWP use (on and off the public highway) and accident procedures can call the IPAF hotline or an IPAF country representative.
IPAF members get a free subscription to Access International, one of the leading magazines for this industry.
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IPAF members can make use of unique advertising and sponsorship opportunities to stretch their budgets that extra bit further.
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Get regular new information onto your website. Take the IPAF widget to get a constant source of news for free.
IPAF members have the unique opportunity to obtain research reports on the rental sector to help them plan business strategies.
The IPAF Terms and Conditions of Hire are available free to members for their exclusive use.
IPAF members get reduced prices for conferences such as Europlatform, the IPAF US Convention, TABS, and many more. Regional meetings also offer more networking opportunities.
IPAF members can access the members only area of the website, which holds meeting minutes, presentations and other useful guides.
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The broader-based Business Information Service from the Institute of Directors (IoD) in London is free to IPAF members and offers up to 30 minutes of desk research by experienced professionals.
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Business Insurance from Henderson: insurance package designed exclusively for IPAF members in the UK, with exclusive discounts
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Trade Credit Insurance from Henderson: designed for IPAF members, to protect against losses arising from non-payment by customers
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Insurance for IPAF trainers from Henderson: Flexible Personal and Public Liability insurance for trainers, dedicated to IPAF members in the UK
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JCB Insurance Hiremax scheme is an insurance offer specifically designed for rental companies, with reduced rates for IPAF and IPAF Rental+ members.
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IPAF members can get a 10 percent discount on rental management software from inspHire.
The above offer also applies to IPAF members in the US, who can contact:
Marc Tedeschi, Business Development Manager, inspHire, Inc.
inspHire, Inc., 9595 Six Pines Drive, Suite 8210, The Woodlands, TX 77380
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A dedicated Training Advisor from the CITB-ConstructionSkills National Specialist Team can provide support to IPAF members in the UK in the creation and provision of business-related training, and in developing both their business and their staff.
PAL Card holders and IPAF-approved training centres in the UK can benefit from the service from Rift, which specialises in claiming tax refunds for construction workers, including PAL Card holders.
See what Rift has to offer.
IPAF members get preferential rates from the recommended translation agency. For details, contact the IPAF information officer.
IPAF members get a 20 percent discount off the UK weekly Construction News, giving them a saving of over £40 off the news stand price. Subscribe here or call +44 (0)870 830 4959 and quote reference CPCR.
IPAF member rental companies can make use of a service from Verhuurnet that allows them to present the technical specifications of their fleet in a standardised format for easy comparison, with their company logo and branding.
IPAF members enjoy special prices when purchasing guides from Lectura that offer an overview and valuation of all common second-hand mobile construction machines on the European market. Contact infolectura.de
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Lectura offer for IPAF members
IPAF members enjoy a 25 percent discount off website design prices from SiteWizard, a multi-award winning company that offers quick, cost-effective web solutions with a money back guarantee. Click here for more details.
IPAF members can turn to a legal and technical service offered by Italy-based Lext Consulting. The question-and-answer service exclusively for IPAF members covers straightforward legal and technical matters with regards to safety at work in Italy. Users can expect a reply by e-mail within 48 hours. IPAF members can e-mail their queries, also in English, to serviziolegaleipaf.org