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  • This webinar (broadcast on 20 January 2021) examined data from the IPAF accident reporting portal specifically in relation to loading and unloading. Viewers learned how this data informs the content of IPAF’s recently updated Safe Loading & Unloading course to address known hazards and how to prevent them.

    Added 26 Jan 2021
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    ERA Equipment CO2 calculator

    ERA Equipment CO2 Calculator, a free to use and independent tool for evaluating the carbon emissions of construction equipment.

    Added 14 Jan 2021
    Last updated 14 Jan 2021

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  • IPAF presenters Giles Councell, Director of Operations and Romina Vanzi, Head of Regional Development & MCWPs look at what IPAF has been doing over 2020 despite the challenging climate, and what exciting projects are in store for 2021! This is the recording of the webinar that took place on 10 December 2020.

    Added 15 Dec 2020
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  • Setting up on a slope? Outriggers and spreader pads must be on level and stable ground.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A17
  • Caution with guardrails. Be careful not to trap your fingers when lowering or raising guardrails.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A16
  • Danger keep well clear. Operate from the platform or stand clear to avoid injury.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A15
  • Do not jump out of the platform. Always use the correct exit gate and step out using three points of contact.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A14
  • Register pre-owned machines. Make sure you register with the manufacturer to get product updates.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A13
  • Overhead obstructions. Always be aware and avoid crush hazards when moving the platform.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
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    Andy Access A12
  • Keep clear of overhead cables. You do not need to touch the power cables to be electrocuted – electricity can arc!

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A11
  • Prevent unauthorized use. After use, always leave the machine in a safe and secure place and remove the key.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A10
  • Don't use a MEWP as a crane! MEWPs are designed to elevate people, tools & equipment inside the work platform.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
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    Andy Access A9
  • Never attach banners to scissor lifts. Always remember a banner can act like a sail.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 19 Jun 2019

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    Andy Access A8
  • Caution when loading and unloading. Always plan for a safe delivery.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A7
  • Unsafe ground? Always check ground conditions.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
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    Andy Access A6
  • Beware of falling objects. Organise a drop zone clear of the MEWP base.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
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    Andy Access A5
  • Rescue plan? Always plan for a safe rescue.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
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    Andy Access A4
  • Pre-use inspection! Make sure the machine is operating properly, before starting work.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Andy Access A3
  • Know your machine. Familiarization helps prevent incorrect use.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
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    Andy Access A2
  • Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Load Chart

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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  • Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Handover Certificate

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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  • This guidance is intended to assist companies to demonstrate the independence, impartiality and integrity of the 2nd party inspection/examination bodies that they employ.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Pre-Use Inspection Checklist.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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