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  • In response to new safety requirements due to COVID-19 and following IPAF’s guidance to training centres, Nationwide platforms has successfully completed an online instructor-led MEWPs for Managers course for construction contractor Skanska.

  • IPAF is supporting from The No Falls Foundation, the first and only UK charity dedicated exclusively to the work at height sector, urging workers to ‘Be Safe, Don’t Fall, Stay Alive!’, as lockdown eases and UK construction activity begins to increase.

  • IPAF is hosting a free webinar on the future of safe learning. The webinar looks at how COVID-19 has impacted training, how IPAF is responding and how employers and powered access operators can utilise different technologies to continue to learn safely.

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    Register now and join host IPAF and guest presenters to look at how IPAF's worldwide accident reporting project is reducing accidents through intelligence. The data collated helps IPAF and its members to identify areas of risk, common trends, and industry insights to improve the safe use of powered access. Webinar series sponsored by Skyjack.

    16 September 2020, 12.00pm UK time (GMT+1)
    Online via Teams Live
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    Free IPAF Webinar on the IPAF Rental Market Reports 2020. Further details, date and registration available shortly.

    Webinar series sponsored by Skyjack.

    October 2020 (date and time TBC)
    Online via Teams Live

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  • Featured Presentations & Webinars

    IPAF Webinar: The future of safe learning

    Resources and recording of the webinar that took place on 15 July 2020, with IPAF and guest presenters Kate Pasterfield of Sponge and Darren Verschuren of Serious Labs.

    Added 15 Jul 2020
    Last updated 17 Jul 2020

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  • Guidance for where a Thorough Examination cannot be carried out on a MEWP, MCWP or Construction Hoist due to COVID-19

    Added 8 Jun 2020
    Last updated 9 Jun 2020

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    COVID-19 Guidance for thorough examinations
  • Featured Presentations & Webinars

    IPAF Webinar: COVID-19 Safe Operating Guidance

    Resources and recording of the webinar that took place on 21 May 2020, with presenter Chris Wraith, Health & Safety professional.

    Added 22 May 2020
    Last updated

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