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  • Nominations for the 2020 IAPAs are now open, and awards hosts IPAF and Access International are inviting all those interested to submit their applications without delay, and to book their place at the 2020 IPAF Summit & IAPAs, to be hosted at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in Kensington, London, on 23 April next year.

  • IPAF is pleased to be able to announce Peter Douglas as its new CEO & Managing Director, following a thorough recruitment process that attracted almost 50 applicants from around the world. The new CEO & MD will take up post on 1 December 2019 and will be based in the UK.

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  • Featured IPAF Conference

    IPAF Elevation UK

    IPAF Elevation UK 2019

    Book now for the second IPAF Elevation event. The event is a chance for powered access professionals to meet and network, learn about the latest developments, and celebrate all that is great about our industry.

    27 November 2019
    Doubletree by Hilton, Paradise Way, Coventry CV2 2ST, UK
  • Featured IPAF Conference

    IPAF ElevAÇÃO 2020


    IPAF ElevAÇÃO is the most important event of the powered access industry in Brazil and Latin America. In its seventh year, the two-day conference will help delegates broaden their knowledge of safety issues and legislation, and gives an opportunity to meet other industry professionals to share experiences and network.

    3 - 4 February 2020
    São Paulo, Brazil

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  • A mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) must be inspected daily or at the start of each shift to make sure it is safe to use; and will not cause an injury to the platform occupants or other personnel.

    Added 20 Nov 2019
    Last updated
    MEWP Pre-Use Inspection
  • Effective assessment of ground conditions is essential to assist with safe installation, setting up and operation of construction plant.

    Added 20 Nov 2019
    Last updated
  • The mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) may be significantly different than the MEWP the operator was trained on. Accidents can occur from operating an unfamiliar MEWP, for example by moving the platform in the opposite direction than intended, or by incorrectly setting up the outriggers.

    Added 13 Nov 2019
    Last updated
    Toolbox Talk A2