IPAF Webinar: IPAF Rental+ for Contractors

Added 21 Jul 2022
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The IPAF Rental+ standard is the powered access industry’s guarantee of a quality hire/rental company. Being a condition of IPAF Rental membership, the annual audit ensures members have met and maintain the highest standards of training, equipment inventory and customer satisfaction.

The webinar examines the components of the IPAF Rental+ scheme, how it aligns with the construction Common Assessment Standard and the measurable benefits to rental companies. Speakers highlight the advantages contractors and end-users enjoy when using a rental company that holds the IPAF Rental+ standard and how the scheme instils compliance and good practices within a rental company leading to improved safety on construction sites.

Please note: this webinar is available in English only.


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Martin Wraith IPAF Rental+ Scheme Manager, IPAF
Martin started his career as a delivery driver in the 1980s. He’s since worked within the powered access industry as an independent instructor for over 10 years, progressing to become an IPAF Examiner and, over the last seven years, an IPAF auditor. During his time as an IPAF Instructor and Auditor, Martin sat on the IPAF Rental+ Committee contributing to the development of the Scheme. In 2021 he was appointed as IPAF’s Rental+ Scheme Manager and is now responsible for the future development of the Scheme, both in the UK and other regions around the world.
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Tony Seddon, Managing Director, Fall Arrest Safety Equipment Training (FASET)
Tony Seddon holds a number of senior positions in the work-at-height sector. Directly involved in height safety since 2006 and a contributor to a number of national and international standard-setting bodies, as well as being Managing Director of FASET, he is also Company Secretary of the Work at Height Safety Association (WAHSA), the Specialist Access Engineering & Maintenance Association (SAEMA) and the UK Metal Decking Association (UKMDA). Tony is also a director of the Access Industry Forum (AIF) and on behalf of the Forum he regularly speaks on the topic of working at height at conferences, seminars and webinars

Alana Paterson
Alana Paterson, Head of HSE, Nationwide Platforms 
Alana has almost 20 years’ experience in construction health and safety prior to joining the access industry in August 2020 with Nationwide Platforms. She has worked for some of the UK’s Tier-1 Principal Contractors on major projects throughout the country. Safe working at height, including safe use of MEWPs is something that Alana has been passionate about for many years due to her experience working in the construction industry. Alana is a member of IPAF’s International Safety Committee and the UK Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group and actively contributes to a number of its working groups.
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Matt Cragg, General Manager, Just4Access
Matt started his journey in Powered Access in 2012, co-founding Just4Access Ltd alongside his father. The company began life as a new and used access equipment sales specialist, however, over the past five years, Just4Access has introduced a rental operation to their business. With a growing fleet and increased presence in the south west and south Wales regions, Just4Access Ltd has recently been accredited with the IPAF Rental + status in recognition of the company’s dedication to standards and levels of service.
Giles Councell
Giles Councell, Director of Operations, IPAF
Giles is directly responsible for the management, administration, and implementation of IPAF’s training programmes. He is a certified IPAF instructor for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and a British Standards Institute (BSI) accredited ISO 9001 lead auditor. Giles holds an honours degree in business management. Prior to joining IPAF, he spent eight years in the construction industry and two years in the construction recruitment sector. 

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