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In a world where job opportunities are crucial for social and economic reintegration, the IPAF training centre AMMEC Training has taken the initiative to collaborate with various organisations to provide hope and training to two particularly vulnerable groups: migrants and individuals in the process of reintegration.

  • It is with great regret that we announce the passing of John Barker, a pioneering figure in the powered access industry and the first President of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). John passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 7th, 2024, at the age of 88, after a battle with late-stage prostate cancer.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is proud to announce the release of its highly anticipated Global Safety Report 2024. This year marks a significant milestone as the report transitions to a digital-only format, aligning with IPAF’s three-year strategic plan focused on digitisation and sustainability.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is delighted to announce that Rahul Seth, Managing Director of Sudhir Group of Companies, has been seconded to the IPAF board following the board meeting on June 27th. His secondment was agreed upon by the IPAF board members and will be put to vote by the members at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in March 2025.

  • The first round of speakers have been announced for the inaugural Working at Height Conference & Awards, set for Nov. 19-20 in Nashville. Jointly organised by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Access, Lift & Handlers (ALH) magazine, the event will focus on the use of aerial work platforms to increase productivity and safety on jobsites.

  • A webinar has been published to mark the launch of the IPAF Rental Market Reports 2024, compiled exclusively for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) by global business research company Ducker Carlisle.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) announces the launch of its new Construction Hoist (CH) Installer and Advanced Installer Training Courses. These courses are designed to equip operatives with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely install, maintain, examine, and dismantle construction hoists, adhering to legal obligations and industry best practices.

  • Set for November 19-20 in Nashville, USA, the inaugural Working at Height Conference & Awards, jointly organised by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Access, Lift & Handlers (ALH) magazine, will place a spotlight on the utilisation of aerial platforms to enhance site productivity and safety.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is delighted to announce the resounding success of IPAF ElevAÇÃO 2024, held on May 8th and 9th at the Hotel Terras Altas in Itapecerica, Brazil. With over 320 attendees from across Latin America, this year's event marked a significant milestone for IPAF, solidifying its position as a leading authority in the powered access industry.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), in collaboration with Trackunit, proudly introduces the IPAF Link app, now available on the Trackunit Marketplace. This innovative application marks a significant stride in enhancing safety protocols for Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) operators worldwide.

  • In a stride towards advancing technical education and meeting the demands of the rapidly evolving industrial landscape, a partnership has emerged between IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) and ISI Rentas, an equipment rental agency in Monterrey, collaborating with Conalep, Mexico's National College of Professional Technical Education. This partnership offers a specialised course: Programa Formación Técnicos PEMP (MEWP Technician Training Programme), tailored to meet the needs of both national and international industries.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is pleased to announce the upcoming IPAF Middle East Conference 2024, scheduled to take place on October 16th at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Saudi Arabia. This event promises to be a cornerstone for professionals and stakeholders within the powered access equipment industry, offering a platform for knowledge sharing, networking, and collaboration.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) returns to Brazil for IPAF ElevAÇÃO 2024, now in its 11th edition. The event will take place from May 8th to May 9th at Hotel Terras Altas, located in Itapecerica da Serra within the São Paulo metropolitan region.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) proudly supports the upcoming No Falls Week initiative, taking place from 13th May to 17th May. No Falls Week is a campaign dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of safe working at height practices across various industries.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is gearing up for Intermat 2024, taking place between April 24th-27th at the Paris-Nord Villepinte convention centre, France. Situated at stand number F043 in Hall 6, IPAF invites industry professionals, stakeholders, and partners to engage with the team and delve into crucial discussions surrounding safety within the industry.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) announces the launch of its Global Safety Campaign for 2024, titled "CRUSHING CAN KILL!" The third Global Safety Campaign released during IPAF Head of Safety and Technical Brian Parker’s tenure aims to raise awareness and reduce entrapment and crushing incidents involving Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs), which have resulted in numerous fatalities and injuries over the past decade.