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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.