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  • The shortlist for the 2022 IAPAs has been announced, following a meeting of the judging panel. Those wishing to attend the IAPAs dinner and awards ceremony on
    10 March in London, UK, are reminded the early-bird discount ends on 21 January.

  • The ePAL mobile app for operators of powered access that brings training certification into the digital era and reduces the environmental impact of IPAF PAL Cards is now available in six additional languages, following its launch in English earlier this year.

  • Putting up and removing seasonal decorations can quickly turn into a festive hangover if those tasked with the work do not know how to select the correct type of MEWP, overlook the need to use professionally trained operators and supervisors, or if they try to save time or money by not following safe working practices, IPAF has warned

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  • Featured Conference/Awards

    International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) 2022

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    The IAPAs are the most prestigious and respected awards in the powered access industry and they take place in the evening after the IPAF Summit. The IAPAs celebrate best practice and excellence in the industry and each year an independent judging panel of access industry leaders vote to determine the winners. Sponsored by Skyjack, Hinowa, Palazzani, Alimak, Sinoboom, Palazzani, GemOne, TVH and Niftylift,

    10 March 2022
    London, UK
  • Featured IPAF Conference

    IPAF Summit 2022

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    The IPAF Summit is a high-profile conference bringing together senior representatives from across the access community to discuss and debate the latest developments in our industry. The IPAF Summit is sponsored by Skyjack, Hinowa, Palazzani, Alimak, Sinoboom, Palazzani, GemOne, TVH and Niftylift,

    10 March 2022
    London, UK

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Recently added resources

  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) on-site servicing often carries higher risks than workshop servicing.

    Added 27 Jan 2022
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    Toolbox Talk A27
  • Are you servicing the MEWP safely when on-site? Mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) on-site servicing often carries higher risks than workshop servicing.

    Added 27 Jan 2022
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    Andy Access A27
  • This webinar investigates the obstacles that prevent progress – from issues with infrastructure, resistance-culture, perceived cost, and awareness of machine capability and, importantly, how we might approach overcoming these blockers and find where the opportunity lies. Guest speakers from different industry perspectives will take the pulse of the ‘fleet electrification culture’, looking at data from different countries and examining how barriers can be overcome.

    Added 20 Jan 2022
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