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  • 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 will highlight the advantages contractors and end users enjoy when using a rental company that holds the IPAF Rental+ standard. Sponsored by MCS, Sinoboom, Palazzani, Hinowa and insphire.

    Added 21 Jul 2022
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    IPAF Elevating Safety

    IPAF Elevating Safety is an annual magazine dedicated to promoting MEWP (aerial lift) safety in the US market. It is published for IPAF by AC Business Media in August each year.

    Added 13 Jul 2022
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    IPAF Elevating Safety 2021
  • Megan Campbell
    Apprentice Engineer, Summit Platforms, UK

    Added 4 Jul 2022
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  • Are you servicing the MEWP safety in the field? Mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) field servicing often carries higher risks then workshop servicing.

    Added 27 Jan 2022
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    Andy Access A27
  • In situations with restricted visibility, use a spotter to guide you into position.

    Added 5 Nov 2021
    Last updated 5 Nov 2021

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    Andy Access A25
  • Be safe in the workshop. Ensure all work on MEWPs is carried out safely.

    Added 17 Aug 2021
    Last updated 17 Aug 2021

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    A24
  • Keep all occupants safe. Be aware of all platform occupants when moving the MEWP.

    Added 15 Jul 2021
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    A22
  • Is the Nominated Ground Rescue Person familiarised? MEWPs are all different. Learn and practice the ground controls and the auxiliary/emergency lowering controls and procedures on your machine.

    Added 9 Jun 2021
    Last updated 26 Jul 2021

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    A23
  • Do not use a damaged harness, lanyard or connector. Always conduct a pre-use check before using your personal fall protection equipment (PFPE).

    Added 17 May 2021
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A21
  • Be street smart! Manage vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Create a safe working zone.

    Added 24 Sep 2019
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    Andy Access: Be street smart! Manage vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Create a safe working zone.
  • Always check ground loading and use the IPAF calculator to identify if spreader pads are required, determine the correct size of spreader pad.

    Added 24 Sep 2019
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    Andy Access: Use Spreader Pads for your MEWP. Always check ground loading and use the IPAF calculator at www.ipaf.org/pads
  • Working at height is a high-risk activity, take care of your people and be responsible for safety with IPAF's help. IPAF has a range of Andy Access posters, in multiple languages, to help your workforce, covering important mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) and mast climbing work platform (MCWP) safety topics. All to help keep operators safe and prevent accidents.

    Added 2 Aug 2019
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    Andy Access: Safety Starts From The Top
  • Attach Your Lanyard: Always attach the lanyard in boom type machines.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A1
  • 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 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A14
  • Caution when loading and unloading. Always plan for a safe delivery.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A7
  • Danger keep well clear. Operate from the platform or stand clear to avoid injury.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A15
  • Know your machine. Familiarization helps prevent incorrect use.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A2
  • Overhead obstructions. Always be aware and avoid crush hazards when moving the platform.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A12
  • Register pre-owned machines. Make sure you register with the manufacturer to get product updates.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A13
  • Caution with guardrails. Be careful not to trap your fingers when lowering or raising guardrails.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A16
  • Setting up on a slope? Outriggers and spreader pads must be on level and stable ground.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A17
  • Correct MEWP selection. Always use the right machine for the job.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A18
  • Don't overload the Platform. Always respect the load chart and follow the manufacturer’s guidance for its intended use.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access AM1
  • Do not interfere with ties. A mast climbing work platform (MCWP) needs all of the ties for stability.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access AM2
  • Pre-use inspection! Make sure the machine is operating properly, before starting work.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A3