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  • The loading of people and equipment is one of the critical tasks during the operation of MCWP’s. Inappropriate loading, overloading or unsecured loads will have an adverse effect on the platform and could lead to serious injury or death of personnel. This Toolbox Talk provides information on the correct loading of MCWP’s.

    Added 6 May 2022
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    Toolbox Talk AM1 EN
  • The 2022 Rental Market Reports are now available to pre-order. The award-winning reports, produced by Ducker, are presented in an easy-to-read format and are the definitive guide to the powered access rental markets.

    Added 6 May 2022
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    IPAF Rental Market Report 2021 Graphic
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    IPAF-Journal

    Krafthand Media has published this year's edition of the German-language IPAF-Journal magazine. The circulation of 40,000 copies is distributed through IPAF member companies and training centres to customers, course participants and other interested parties, as well as through the recipients of bd-baumaschinenendienst and GaLaBau magazines to companies in the construction industry.

    Added 30 Mar 2022
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    IPAF-Journal 2022

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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 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
  • Rescue plan? Always plan for a safe rescue.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A4
  • Beware of falling objects. Organise a drop zone clear of the MEWP base.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A5
  • Unsafe ground? Always check ground conditions.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A6
  • Never attach banners to scissor lifts. Always remember a banner can act like a sail.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A8
  • Don't use a MEWP as a crane! MEWPs are designed to elevate people, tools & equipment inside the work platform.

    Added 1 Jan 2018
    Last updated 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A9
  • 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 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A10
  • 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 17 May 2021

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    Andy Access A11
  • The loading and unloading of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) is potentially a high risk activity, as findings from the IPAF accident reporting database (www.ipaf.org/accident) show. This document outlines the importance of planning and managing the delivery and collection operations.

    Added 1 May 2016
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