IPAF Safe Use of MEWPs in the Vicinity of Power Lines guidance COVER

Comprehensive new guidance outlining key principles and ways to reduce risks when using MEWPs in the vicinity of power lines, with the aim of helping to reduce electrocution and electric shock incidents, has been launched by IPAF at Conexpo.

  • “Can falls ever be eradicated?” is the provocative coverline of the 2022 edition of Elevating Safety, IPAF’s annual industry magazine dedicated to promoting powered access safety in North America, which is out now in print and online.

  • The IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase event made a successful return on 28-29 July at the Singapore EXPO & Hilton Orchard Singapore – with more than 250 physical attendees joining the first in-person edition of the event since the pandemic.

  • IPAF will be exhibiting at Stand 540 and looks forward to welcoming everyone who wants to know more about safety in the use of powered access platforms at height.

  • Operators can now benefit from quality ISO-certified MEWP training in Estonia and Latvia, which join Lithuania in being able to offer courses developed by IPAF via Ramirent, which now has IPAF-certified training centres across the Baltic countries.

  • MEWP rental markets continued to recover strongly after the pandemic in 2021 and early 2022, despite clouds on the horizon caused by global uncertainty, according to the latest IPAF Global Powered Access Rental Market Report, compiled by Ducker.

  • After a two-year hiatus during the pandemic, IPAF’s Innovate workshop is back on the agenda and scheduled for September 28 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel in Chicago, IL, a day in advance of the ALH Conference at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel Rosemont.  

  • IPAF has announced bookings are now open for its Asia Conference 2022 event, to be held on conference on 28-29 July at the Singapore EXPO & Hilton Orchard Singapore – the first time since the coronavirus pandemic that the event has been held in person.

  • Falls from the platform, electrocution and platform overturns are the most common incidents leading to serious injuries and deaths over the past ten years, according to the latest IPAF Global Safety Report, based on analysis of anonymised accident data.

  • IPAF has announced that bookings are now open including an early bird discount throughout the month of July for the 14th Europlatform conference on Thursday, 15 September 2022, at the Grand Hotel Palatino, Rome, Italy.