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  • Featured Presentations & Webinars

    IPAF Webinar: IPAF Rental Market Reports 2022

    In this webinar, hear about the latest powered access rental market data from IPAF’s 2022 Rental Market Reports. Euan Youdale, Editor of Access International, gives an overview of the global market and Anne Myon, Managing Director, EMEA, Ducker, explores the UK market, showing the detail available in the reports for all of the countries under study.

    Added 8 Jun 2022
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    IPAF HSE Open Meeting: MCWP Safety Alert

    IPAF and the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) held an open meeting on 27 May 2022 to help members and the industry to understand the latest Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) product safety alert issued earlier this month by the UK HSE.

    Added 30 May 2022
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  • Publication

    IPAF Powered Access

    The IPAF Powered Access magazine is the federation’s UK annual journal and one of its most successful publications.

    Added 23 May 2022
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    Spread the load!

    Spread the load! Spreader plates should always be used with boom-type MEWPs when fully supported on their outriggers.

    Added 1 Jul 2018
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  • Stickers/Decals

    Click-it!

    Click-it! Wear a full body harness with a short lanyard in boom type platforms.

    Added 1 Jul 2018
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    Clunk Click! Wear a full body harness with a short lanyard in boom type platforms.
  • Are you trained to use this equipment? If not, you should be! Ask your rental company about IPAF training.

    Added 1 Jul 2018
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    Are you trained to use this equipment?
  • Workplace

    IPAF Logos

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has a collection of logos that can be used by members and non-members, these are detailed on this page. The official IPAF Logo and IPAF.org logo are registered trademarks and can only be used by IPAF or with prior permission from IPAF. As such they are not available for download.

    Added 1 May 2018
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  • Directives, Laws & Standards

    Malaysia Safe Use of MEWP Guidelines 2018

    Guidelines for Malaysia, for the safe use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).

    Added 25 Apr 2018
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    Malaysia Safe Use of MEWP Guidelines 2018
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    Accident Data Summary Reports

    IPAF’s accident reporting project, launched in 2012, is compiling a comprehensive record of known accidents. The accident data gathered enables IPAF to improve the content of training programmes, develop technical guidance, target specific high-risk professions or activities, and provide research findings to bodies developing and drafting new industry standards.

    Added 21 Mar 2018
    Last updated 21 Mar 2018

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    Workplace

    IPAF Member Logos

    This IPAF logo is for use by members to show affiliation with IPAF. It can be used on a wide range of members' material such as letterheads, websites and advertisements.

    Added 15 Feb 2018
    Last updated 15 Feb 2018

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    IPAF Member Logos
  • The Statement of Best Practices for Workplace Risk Assessment and Aerial Work Platform Equipment Selection is an industry initiative to develop an educational document regarding workplace risk assessment and selecting the most appropriate aerial work platform (AWP) equipment for the job at hand. It was developed for use in the US and is based on ANSI standards. 

    Added 12 Feb 2018
    Last updated 12 Feb 2018

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  • The Statement of Best Practices of Personal Fall Protection Systems for Aerial Work Platform Equipment is an industry initiative to develop an educational document to clarify when and how to use PFP systems on AWP equipment. It was developed for use in the US and is based on ANSI standards. 

    Added 12 Feb 2018
    Last updated 19 Jun 2019

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  • The Statement of Best Practices of General Training and Familiarization for Aerial Work Platform Equipment is a first-of-its-kind industry initiative to develop an educational document to clarify what is required for general training and model-specific familiarization of aerial work platform (AWP) equipment. 

    Added 12 Feb 2018
    Last updated 19 Jun 2019

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  • Originally broadcast on November 8, 2017. Tony Groat, IPAF's North America Regional Manager, looks at the proposed standards (ANSI & CSA) for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) in the US and Canada.

    Added 6 Feb 2018
    Last updated 6 Feb 2018

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    IPAF North America Webinar 11-2018
  • The mounting or re-mounting of a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) onto a new or different vehicle chassis to the original chassis as sold by the MEWP manufacturer is a specialist job requiring both in-depth engineering knowledge and the technical specifications for the MEWP to be mounted.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    IPAF Re-Mounted Boom
  • Technical Guidance

    Tree Worker Guidance

    Safety tips for the use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) in the tree care industry.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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    Tree Worker on a MEWP
  • Featured Technical Guidance

    Familiarization and Operator Training (F1)

    It is the employer's responsibility to ensure that all operators they direct and authorize to use aerial equipment are adequately trained, familiarized and made aware of operator responsibilities to comply with current health and safety requirements.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
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  • Publication

    Access International

    Access International is the official magazine of IPAF.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 5 Feb 2018

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    Raising the Standard

    Raising the Standard is the IPAF bulletin. It is published twice a year and carries news of particular interest to IPAF members, such as developments in legislation and technical standards, and new member services.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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  • When a MEWP is delivered or collected from a site, loading and unloading (un/loading) on the public highway should be avoided, wherever reasonably practical. The main aim is to eliminate/minimise the risk to employees and members of the public by making arrangements for the loading/unloading or delivery vehicle to park away from the public highway and pavement areas.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 1 Jan 2018

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  • The Best Practice Guidance for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) was released in July 2010 by the UK-based Strategic Forum for Construction Plant Safety Group with the aim of avoiding trapping or crushing incidents when these machines are used in confined overhead spaces. IPAF has prepared a US edition of the above document, which was published in April 2011.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 27 Jun 2019

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    Trapping/Crushing Injuries to People in the Platform