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  • Tim Whiteman, CEO of IPAF, joined a webinar to discuss the capabilities and potential of VR and simulators in assisting training for safe operations while working at height, hosted by Engineering News Record (ENR). ‘Upping the Game: The Evolution of Virtual Reality Technology’ in the Construction Industry’ is now available to view online.

  • Major construction projects are driving accelerated uptake of MEWP operator training in countries such as Denmark, where international contractors are insisting that all powered access users hold certification from an accredited IPAF training centre.

  • IPAF has created a film warning people not to cut corners when using MEWPs to carry out temporary work at height, launching it at its Asia Conference & Showcase in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – the busiest edition of the event to date with around 350 attendees.

Featured events

  • Featured IPAF Conference

    Europlatform

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    Join us in Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, for what will be our twelfth Europlatform - the essential event for European access professionals in the rental industry.

    11 October 2018
    Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

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Recently added resources

  • 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
  • A selection of 3D virtual Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) and Mast Climbing Work Platforms (MCWPs) is now available for use in Building Information Modelling (BIM).

    Added 1 Sep 2018
    Last updated
    IPAF MEWP and MCWP BIM models
  • Publication

    IPAF Elevating Safety

    IPAF Elevating Safety is an annual magazine dedicated to promoting aerial lift safety in the US market. It is published for IPAF by AC Business Media in August each year.

    Added 1 Sep 2018
    Last updated