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  • Around 300 industry professionals gathered on 8 March 2018 in Miami, USA, to honour the winners of the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs). Jointly organised by Access International and IPAF, the IAPAs celebrate best practice and excellence in the powered access industry.

    Those assembled at the Hilton Miami Downtown were also the first to learn that the next edition of the awards ceremony will be held in Dubai, UAE.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has experienced another year of global growth, seeing membership rise by 6.6% year-on-year, a 7.8% increase in turnover and global training delivery up by around 4%, according to the Annual Report 2017, published today in eight languages including for the first time in Chinese.

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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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    Accident Data Summary Reports

    IPAF’s accident reporting project, launched in 2012, is compiling a comprehensive record of known accidents. The accident data gathered enables IPAF to improve the content of training programmes, develop technical guidance, target specific high-risk professions or activities, and provide research findings to bodies developing and drafting new industry standards.

    Added 21 Mar 2018
    Last updated 21 Mar 2018
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    IPAF Annual Report

    The IPAF Annual Report gives an overview of the year's activities and achievements.

    Added 8 Mar 2018
    Last updated 19 Mar 2018
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    IPAF Member Logos

    This IPAF logo is for use by members to show affiliation with IPAF. It can be used on a wide range of members' material such as letterheads, websites and advertisements.

    Added 15 Feb 2018
    Last updated 15 Feb 2018
    IPAF Member Logos