Membership of IPAF includes access to a range of services as detailed below, benefits and special offers. If you have an exclusive offer relating to your products or services that you’d like to make available to IPAF members, please contact (please note, you must be an IPAF member).

Lobbying and Representation

IPAF makes representations to relevant authorities on issues of concern to members.

IPAF Experts

IPAF staff collectively have more than 300 years of industry experience from around the world. That expertise is at our members’ disposal.

Technical Hotline

IPAF members needing advice on matters ranging from risk assessment to platform use and accident procedures can call IPAF head office or an IPAF country representative.

Members-Only Area

IPAF members can access the members-only area of the website, which holds meeting minutes, presentations and useful guides.

Hire Terms & Conditions

IPAF terms & conditions of hire are available free to members for their exclusive use.

Monitoring Regulations and Developments

IPAF actively participates in many committees around the world, such as EN 280, ISO, FEM, ANSI standards committees, and the British standards committees BS 8454 and BS 8460. It also represents members in discussions with organisations such as the American Rental Association (ARA), the European Rental Association (ERA) and the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA).

IPAF Sponsorship Opportunities & Magazine Advertising

IPAF members are given priority for IPAF event sponsorship opportunities and magazine advertising.


Various events are offered at a discounted rate for members, including Europlatform, TABS, the IPAF Asia Conference, regional meetings and more.

Please note, IPAF membership services, benefits and special offers may not be available in all countries and/or in all languages. They may also be unavailable or withdrawn at any time, without notice.