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  • Marzia Giusto
    Managing Director, Loxam, Italy

    Added 16 Nov 2022
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  • Tyres on Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) can sometimes be the only contact points between the MEWP structure and the ground and are critical to the stability of the MEWP.

    The tyres, whether solid, air filled or polyurethane foam-filled support the weight of the machine while it is in use. In certain boom configurations this can be up to 80% of the total machine weight over one tyre.

    Added 11 Nov 2022
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    Toolbox Talk A29 EN
  • Are your MEWP tyres safe to use?
    Always check the condition of your tyres and wheels as part of your pre-use inspection.

    Added 11 Nov 2022
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    A29

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  • Marzia Giusto
    Managing Director, Loxam, Italy

    Added 16 Nov 2022
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  • Tyres on Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) can sometimes be the only contact points between the MEWP structure and the ground and are critical to the stability of the MEWP.

    The tyres, whether solid, air filled or polyurethane foam-filled support the weight of the machine while it is in use. In certain boom configurations this can be up to 80% of the total machine weight over one tyre.

    Added 11 Nov 2022
    Last updated

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    Toolbox Talk A29 EN
  • Are your MEWP tyres safe to use?
    Always check the condition of your tyres and wheels as part of your pre-use inspection.

    Added 11 Nov 2022
    Last updated

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    A29
  • Technical Guidance

    MEWP Catapult Effect

    The catapult effect on a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) occurs when stored energy or an impact to the MEWP’s superstructure causes a whiplash effect, which travels through the boom to the platform.

    Added 7 Nov 2022
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    MEWP Catapult Effect
  • Directives, Laws & Standards

    Obtaining CE or UKCA Certification

    UK Market Conformity Assessment Bodies & EU Notified Bodies.

    Added 2 Nov 2022
    Last updated 9 Nov 2022

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  • This webinar explores the benefits of using mast climbing work platforms for facade work over other available options. Also included is an update on the MCWP HSE Safety Alert issued earlier this year by the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE), and interpretation of the safety elements in the MCWP European regulation EN1495. Webinar sponsored by: Alimak and Maber

    Added 21 Oct 2022
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  • Debbie Lewis
    IPAF Independent Instructor, UK

    Added 18 Oct 2022
    Last updated 15 Nov 2022

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  • Quickly rescuing someone who has become trapped at height can make a very significant difference to the injuries sustained – it may be the difference between life and death.

    Added 14 Oct 2022
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    Toolbox Talk AM3 EN
  • The loading of people and materials is critical to the safe operation of hoists. Unsecured loading could have an adverse effect and lead to serious injury or death of personnel. This TBT provides information on loading hoists correctly.

    Added 14 Oct 2022
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    Toolbox Talk AH1 EN
  • Do you have a rescue plan? Always have a rescue plan in place for mast climbing work platforms (MCWPs) and construction hoists.

    Added 14 Oct 2022
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    AM3 EN
  • Don’t overload the hoist. Stay within the hoist rated capacity and observe the limits of the machine.

    Added 12 Oct 2022
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    AH1 EN
  • Emily Bonsall
    Managing Director, Certora Training, UK

    Added 6 Oct 2022
    Last updated 15 Nov 2022

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  • Adele Coupe
    Training Manager, Certora Training, UK

    Added 6 Oct 2022
    Last updated 15 Nov 2022

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  • Watch the webinar to discover the true scope of IPAF’s training portfolio and why contractors, manufacturers and operators alike seek out IPAF as their number one choice of training provider in the powered access industry. You’ll hear from guest speakers as well as finding out about the latest course releases and what’s next in terms of planned new courses. Webinar sponsored by Hinowa and GemOne.

    Added 5 Oct 2022
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  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs), are a safe and effective means of access for undertaking temporary work at height tasks. It is important to remember a MEWP is only as safe as the person who is operating it. If this equipment is used incorrectly, unsafely or by inexperienced people, accidents and fatalities are more likely to happen.

    This Toolbox Talk provides some safety measures which can reduce the risk of falls from the platform.

    Added 30 Sep 2022
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    A30 TBT EN
  • Don't fall for it! Position your MEWP correctly and always stay inside the platform guardrails with both feet on the platform floor.

    Added 30 Sep 2022
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    Andy Access A30
  • Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are a safe way of providing temporary access at height for tree care work and vegetation control. Overgrown or overhanging trees and vegetation require management and MEWPs provide an ideal solution for this. This task is necessary in both urban and rural locations – often in public areas close to pedestrians and passing traffic. Pruning or removing branches can be a hazardous task, especially if trees are in the proximity of power lines or communications cables or the platform is poorly positioned in relation to the work area.

    Added 21 Sep 2022
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    Tree Worker on a MEWP
  • Manuela Vender
    Sales and Marketing Director, Easy Lift, Italy

    Added 12 Sep 2022
    Last updated 12 Sep 2022

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  • Linda Betts
    Major Accounts Manager, Access Platform Sales, UK

    Added 30 Aug 2022
    Last updated 15 Nov 2022

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  • Kate Bell
    Head of UK Training, Nationwide Platforms, UK

    Added 30 Aug 2022
    Last updated 15 Nov 2022

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