Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are a safe way of providing temporary access at height for tree care work and vegetation control. Overgrown or overhanging trees and vegetation require management and MEWPs provide an ideal solution for this. This task is necessary in both urban and rural locations – often in public areas close to pedestrians and passing traffic. Pruning or removing branches can be a hazardous task, especially if trees are in the proximity of power lines or communications cables or the platform is poorly positioned in relation to the work area.
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.
This webinar examines the latest IPAF Global Safety Report which is informed by data submitted to IPAF’s Accident Reporting Portal from 2012 to 2022. The webinar examines trends and touches on the culture and approach of capturing and reporting data. IPAF webinar sponsored by Skyjack, Hinowa, Palazzani, inspHire and GemOne.
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.
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.
This webinar investigates the obstacles that prevent progress – from issues with infrastructure, resistance-culture, perceived cost, and awareness of machine capability and, importantly, how we might approach overcoming these blockers and find where the opportunity lies. Guest speakers from different industry perspectives will take the pulse of the ‘fleet electrification culture’, looking at data from different countries and examining how barriers can be overcome.
This webinar focused on what MEWP users need to understand and what industry stakeholders must consider. The practice of modifying machines can be a controversial topic conjuring a multitude of questions, complexities and implications. MEWP modifications are generally taboo, yet they frequently are made to MEWPs.
In this webinar, hear about the latest powered access rental market data from IPAF’s 2021 Rental Market Reports.
Euan Youdale, Editor of Access International, gives an overview of the global market and Audrey Courant, Managing Director, EMEA at Ducker, explores the French market, showing the detail available in the reports for all of the countries under study.
MEWP operator training now can follow a training standard that provides methods and guidelines to prepare MEWP training materials, defines administrative criteria, and delivers elements required for proper training. Training is a critical part of becoming a qualified person to complete the task of operating a MEWP. Understand what you must require and expect for training selected for your MEWP operators and the value it will deliver to your operations. Ensure you are selecting quality compliant training! This webinar took place on 27 May 2021.
This webinar addresses why and how a MEWP Specific Safe-Use Plan should be properly developed. It will also look at how to execute the plan to ensure the specific MEWP-user responsibilities for application, inspection, training, maintenance, repair and safe operation of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) are satisfied. This webinar took place on 22 April 2021.
This webinar (broadcast on 24 March 2021) looks at the importance of selecting the correct MEWP for the job to enable work to be carried out safely and effectively. Presenters: Brian Parker, Head of Safety & Technical (IPAF), Mark Keily, QHSE Director (Sunbelt Rentals Limited) and Paul Roddis, Training Manager (IPAF).
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.
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.
All employers have the obligation to provide their workers with a worksite that is free from recognized hazards that can result in harm to the employees. Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWPs) industry standards provide the roadmap for employers to meet their responsibilities. The webinar took place on 25 February 2021.