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  • Almost 350 industry professionals gathered on 6 March 2019 in Dubai, UAE, to honour the winners of the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs). Jointly organised by Access International and IPAF, the IAPAs celebrate best practice and excellence in the powered access industry, and this was the first time the event was held in the Middle East. Those assembled at the Raddison Blu Deira Creek Hotel were also the first to learn the next edition of the awards ceremony will be returning to the UK for the first time since 2017 and will be held in London on 23 April 2020.

  • IPAF experienced a strong year in 2018, growing across the board in membership, training delivery, turnover and territories covered, reversing its 2017 deficit through efficiencies and cost controls, leading to revenues increasing by 8.5% year-on-year.

  • A more robust system of reporting workplace falls overseen by a new independent body and a review of work at height culture that will consider the introduction of financial penalties for safety breaches are among the key findings of an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) inquiry into safety while working at height in the UK.

Featured events

  • Featured Exhibition

    Bauma

    Bauma 2019 Logo

    IPAF will exhibit at Bauma – stand number C4-711.

    8-14 April 2019
    Munich, Germany
  • Featured Exhibition

    Vertikal Days

    Vertikal Days 2018 Logo

    IPAF will be exhibiting at Vertikal Days, the largest lifting equipment event for the UK and Ireland. Find us on Stand 404B.

    15 May 2019 - 16 May 2019
    Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby, UK

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Recently added resources

  • Publication

    IPAF Powered Access

    The IPAF Powered Access magazine is the federation’s UK annual journal and one of its most successful publications.

    Added 12 Mar 2019
    Last updated
    Powered Access Magazine 2019
  • Publication

    IPAF Annual Report

    The IPAF Annual Report gives an overview of the year's activities and achievements.

    Added 6 Mar 2019
    Last updated 6 Mar 2019
    IPAF's 2018 Annual Report
  • The 2019 Rental Market Reports are now available to pre-order and due to be published in April 2019. The award-winning reports, produced by Ducker Research, are presented in an easy-to-read format and are the definitive guide to the powered access rental markets.

    Added 20 Feb 2019
    Last updated 20 Feb 2019
    IPAF Rental Market Reports 2018