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Latest news

  • Booking is now open for the annual IPAF Summit, which in 2019 will be held for the first time in the Middle East, and at the same time nominations for the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) have opened via www.iapa-summit.info

  • Haulotte, the international MEWP manufacturer, has reached a historic agreement that sees it become one of the first sustaining members of IPAF, which was formally signed at the Europlatform 2018 conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on 11 October.

Featured events

  • Featured IPAF Conference

    IPAF ElevAÇÃO 2019

    IPAF ElevAÇÃO

    IPAF ElevAÇÃO is the most important event of the powered access industry in Brazil and Latin America. In its sixth year, the two-day conference will help delegates broaden their knowledge of safety issues and legislation, and gives an opportunity to meet other industry professionals to share experiences and network.

    11 - 12 February 2019
    São Paulo, Brazil
  • Featured IPAF Conference

    IPAF Summit

    IPAF Summit 2019

    The IPAF Summit is a high-profile conference bringing together senior representatives from across the access community to discuss and debate the latest developments in our industry.

    6 March 2019
    Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek Hotel, Dubai, UAE
    Booking now open!

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Recently added resources

  • Films & Videos

    Plan Ahead

    IPAF’s latest safety campaign highlights the main contributing factors to falls from the MEWP platform and how these can be avoided to ensure all those working with MEWPs plan for safety from the ground before work starts.

    Added 30 Oct 2018
    Last updated 30 Oct 2018
    Plan Ahead Safety Campaign
  • Technical Guidance

    Rescue of Persons from MEWPs

    This publication gives guidance to the organisation that has control of the planning, management and use of the MEWP on-site.

    Added 24 Oct 2018
    Last updated
  • IPAF's enhanced eLearning module is part of its full training programme for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). The eLearning module delivers flexibility and interactive tools, with the same emphasis on practical training.

    Added 14 Sep 2018
    Last updated 14 Sep 2018
    IPAF eLearning