National Construction summit

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming 10th edition of the National Construction Summit, held on April 18th at the Sport Ireland Campus in Blanchardstown, Dublin.

  • 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.

  • The IPAF Summit 2024, hosted at the Scandic Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, that was attended by more than 300 industry professionals, began with a heartfelt and thought-provoking speech by newly elected IPAF President, Karel Huijser. The presentations kicked off with an energetic joint effort by Amanda Tan, IPAF Asia Regional Development Manager, and Diego Bustamante, IPAF Latin America Regional Manager/North America Project Coordinator. Amanda and Diego, representing a new generation of leaders and introducing the summit theme of “Empowering the Next Generation”, highlighted the diverse backgrounds and global coordination within the IPAF team, spanning 14 time zones.

  • The International Awards for Powered Access 2024 (IAPAs) held on the evening of March 14 at the Scandic Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, showcased excellence, safety, sustainability, and innovation within the powered access sector. Organised jointly by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Access International Magazine, the event gathered over 420 attendees from across the industry to recognise outstanding achievements across various categories.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) proudly announces the release of its Annual Report for the year 2023, encapsulating a year of remarkable achievements and substantial growth across various sectors of the powered access industry. This comprehensive report provides insights into IPAF's activities, key initiatives, and statistical highlights, showcasing its unwavering commitment to safety, innovation, and industry excellence.

  • IPAF Elevando España and the IPAF PDS successfully took place in Seville at the AC Hotel Sevilla Forum by Marriott, unfolding on February 15th and 16th and attracting more than 125 attendees. IPAF Elevando commenced in the afternoon, followed by the PDS for instructors the following day. The central theme remained "How to increase safety and professionalism in the sector and quality training." This marks the third edition of IPAF Elevando in Spain.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) announces an update of the ePAL app, bringing the ability to conduct, record and share pre-use checks for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). These checks play a crucial role in ensuring the safe operation of powered access equipment.

  • As the anticipation builds for the International Awards for Powered Access 2024 (IAPAs), the shortlist can now be revealed following a meeting of the judges last week. Scheduled to take place on 14 March at the Scandic Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, the 2024 edition of the IAPAs promises to showcase the industry's commitment to excellence, safety, sustainability, and innovation.

  • IPAF and PLATFORMDER Forge Historic Partnership to Advance Safety Standards in Turkish Powered Access Industry.