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  • To stay safe and not distract the operator when the Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) is in motion.

    Added 26 Jul 2021
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    Toolbox Talk A22 EN
  • Why do you need rescue procedures? A robust, documented rescue procedure is required to lower the Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) platform occupants in a timely manner in case of a malfunction or emergency. Any delay in rescuing the MEWP platform occupants may be the difference between life and death.

    Added 26 Jul 2021
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    Toolbox Talk A23 EN
  • Keep all occupants safe. Be aware of all platform occupants when moving the MEWP.

    Added 15 Jul 2021
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    A22

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  • To stay safe and not distract the operator when the Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) is in motion.

    Added 26 Jul 2021
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    Toolbox Talk A22 EN
  • Why do you need rescue procedures? A robust, documented rescue procedure is required to lower the Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) platform occupants in a timely manner in case of a malfunction or emergency. Any delay in rescuing the MEWP platform occupants may be the difference between life and death.

    Added 26 Jul 2021
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    Toolbox Talk A23 EN
  • Keep all occupants safe. Be aware of all platform occupants when moving the MEWP.

    Added 15 Jul 2021
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    A22
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    Financial Advice on Behalf of Top Service

    Financial advice & articles published on behalf of Top Service, a credit control company. These articles are exclusive to IPAF Members.

    Added 15 Jul 2021
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  • In this webinar broadcasted on 7 July 2021, expert guest speakers examine the three main areas to ensure safe and effective use of MCWPs, covering the entire lifecycle of these machines.

    Added 8 Jul 2021
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  • The IPAF Global Safety Report 2021, covering 2016 - 2020 data, analyses the main causes of serious injuries and fatalities occurring when using powered access machines to conduct temporary work at height, highlighting the need to gather more near-miss data from across the industry worldwide to help avoid the most common types of serious accident in future.

    Added 25 Jun 2021
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    IPAF Global Safety Report 2021
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    IPAF Webinar: Global Safety Report

    This webinar, broadcasted on 22 June 2021, examines the latest IPAF Global Safety Report which is informed by data submitted to IPAF’s Accident Reporting Portal from 2019 to 2020.

    Added 24 Jun 2021
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  • 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
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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 1 Jun 2021
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    IPAF-Journal 2021
  • 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.

    Added 27 May 2021
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  • This webinar, broadcasted on 20 May 2021, explores issues around the future of environmental sustainability in the powered access industry and what we can do now to make a difference.

    Added 21 May 2021
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  • 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
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    IPAF Powered Access

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

    Added 27 Apr 2021
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    IPAF Powered Access 2021 Magazine WEB
  • When working at height in a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP), one of the leading causes of death and severe injury is falls from the platform. This toolbox talk looks at the risks and how to prevent falling from the platform.

    Added 26 Apr 2021
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    Toolbox Talk A1
  • Harnesses and lanyards prevent severe injury or death by preventing falls from MEWPs, therefore it is essential that you check the condition and function before every use. Through use, PFPE could become damaged, worn or lose parts. These checks must be repeated before every use.

    Added 26 Apr 2021
    Last updated 26 Apr 2021

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    Toolbox Talk A21 EN
  • 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.

    Added 22 Apr 2021
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  • Presentations & Webinars

    IPAF Webinar: Selecting the Correct MEWP

    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).

    Added 31 Mar 2021
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    IPAF Annual Report

    The IPAF Annual Report gives an overview of the year's activities and achievements.

    Added 17 Mar 2021
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    IPAF Annual Report 2020
  • This webinar (broadcast on 10 February 2021) looks at the role of a MEWP Safe Use Plan in the prevention of accidents involving MEWPs.

    Added 15 Feb 2021
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    IPAF Accident Reporting Portal - Members' Dashboard

    This interactive dashboard for IPAF members allows access to an anonymised and limited set of data, all gathered through IPAF's worldwide accident reporting project www.ipafaccidentreporting.org and approved for release by the IPAF Accident Working Group.

    Added 1 Feb 2021
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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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