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  • This notice is to formally advise members that the next Annual General Meeting of the International Powered Access Federation will take place at 16:30 (UK) on March 17 2021 via virtual attendance.

  • Booking is now open for this year’s IPAF Summit, which will be hosted for the first time ever as a global virtual event in conjunction with a digital prize-giving ceremony for the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) on 18 March 2021.

Featured events

  • Featured IPAF Committee Meeting

    IPAF Rental+ 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

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    9 March 2021, 10am
    Online, Via Microsoft Teams
    For more Rental+ information please contact audits@ipaf.org
  • Featured IPAF Conference


    IAPA & Summit 2021

    The IPAF Summit is a high-profile conference bringing together senior representatives from across the access community to discuss and debate the latest developments in our industry. The IAPAs are the most prestigious and respected awards in the powered access industry and they take place in the evening after the IPAF Summit. The IAPAs celebrate best practice and excellence in the industry and each year an independent judging panel of access industry leaders vote to determine the winners.

    18 March 2021
    Virtual Event, Register now!
    Sponsored by Trackunit, CMC, Hinowa, Alimak and Sinoboom.

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Recently added resources

  • 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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