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Latest news

  • IPAF has agreed an official memorandum of understanding, committing to close co-operation with one of India’s leading occupational health & safety bodies, which was signed at the OSH India safety event in Mumbai at the end of November 2018.

  • With the new ANSI standards set for publication on December 10, new guidance for companies or individuals that are seeking to become compliant with North American standards has been published by IPAF, with specific reference to how new CSA/ANSI standards will affect manufacturers, dealers, owners and users of MEWPs.

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

  • Spreader pad leaflet, including spider-type (1b) machines, and spreader pad poster.

    Added 21 Dec 2018
    Last updated
    Spider-type and Spreader Pad Leaflet
  • The IPAF training categories, with abbreviations and brief explanations.

    Added 1 Dec 2018
    Last updated
    IPAF Category Leaflet
  • Directives, Laws & Standards

    User Guidance on CSA B354 Standards

    Identify key changes to terminology and definitions, requirements for owners and operators, guidance and requirements on risk assessments, equipment familiarization and requirements for operator and supervisor/manager training that will affect all manufacturers, dealers, owners and users of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs), formerly referred to as Aerial Work Platforms (AWPs), in North America.

    Added 28 Nov 2018
    Last updated 28 Nov 2018