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  • Newly released IPAF Toolbox Talks, designed to share specific safety messages on work sites, are now available. They are two short presentations with supporting Andy Access posters covering the use and inspection of PFPE when using MEWPs.

  • The first wave of apprentices on a new route to certifying specialist MEWP technicians have been celebrated by representatives of IPAF as they embarked on their studies at North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College.

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    This webinar will explore issues around the future of environmental sustainability in the powered access industry and what we can do now to make a difference.

    Webinar exclusively sponsored by ZTR.

    20 May 2021, 12.00pm UK time (GMT+1)
    Online webinar
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    WEBINAR IPAF – ARGENTINA & URUGUAY SEGURIDAD, PREVENCIÓN Y SITUACIÓN ACTUAL EN PLATAFORMAS DE TRABAJO EN ALTURA

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    La Federación Internacional de Acceso Motorizado, los invita a participar en un seminario virtual el 21 de mayo de 2021, a las 10:00 am (Hora Local Argentina y Uruguay), a través de la plataforma ZOOM, sobre seguridad en el uso de plataformas de trabajo en altura, con temas de importancia relevante para este segmento, a través de expertos de la industria.

    21 de Mayo, 10:00 (Hora de Buenos Aires/Montevideo)

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Recently added resources

  • Harnesses and lanyards prevent severe injury or death by preventing falls from MEWPs, therefore it is essential that you check the condition and function before every use. Through use, PFPE could become damaged, worn or lose parts. These checks must be repeated before every use.

    Added 20 Apr 2021
    Last updated 20 Apr 2021

    Resource also available in:

    Toolbox Talk A21 EN
  • When working at height in a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP), one of the leading causes of death and severe injury is falls from the platform. This toolbox talk looks at the risks and how to prevent falling from the platform.

    Added 20 Apr 2021
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    Toolbox Talk A1
  • Do not use a damaged harness, lanyard or connector. Always conduct a pre-use check before using your personal fall protection equipment (PFPE).

    Added 20 Apr 2021
    Last updated 20 Apr 2021

    Resource also available in:

    Andy Access A21