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  • Member firms are being encouraged to embrace the options for in-work training to support and certify MEWP technicians via the Roadmap that was developed by IPAF, as the first wave of candidates complete their level 2 and level 3 NVQs.

  • Newly released IPAF Toolbox Talks, designed to share specific safety messages on work sites, are now available. They are two short presentations with supporting Andy Access posters covering the use and inspection of PFPE when using MEWPs.

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    This webinar will explore issues around the future of environmental sustainability in the powered access industry and what we can do now to make a difference.

    Webinar exclusively sponsored by ZTR.

    20 May 2021, 12.00pm UK time (GMT+1)
    Online webinar
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    La Federación Internacional de Acceso Motorizado, los invita a participar en un seminario virtual el 21 de mayo de 2021, a las 10:00 am (Hora Local Argentina y Uruguay), a través de la plataforma ZOOM, sobre seguridad en el uso de plataformas de trabajo en altura, con temas de importancia relevante para este segmento, a través de expertos de la industria.

    21 de Mayo, 10:00 (Hora de Buenos Aires/Montevideo)

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Recently added resources

  • Publication

    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
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    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
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    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

    Resource also available in:

    Toolbox Talk A21 EN