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Latest news

  • A new standard to help equipment rental companies meet safety requirements and comply with legislation and to assist them in consistently delivering excellent customer service is set for launch at IPAF’s Asia Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, 3-4 August.

  • A new EU Machinery Regulation has been introduced, which will replace the current EU Machinery Directive, has been published at the end of June, and it will enter into force during July, and IPAF has informed its members to be aware of the changes.

Featured events

  • IPAF.org Logo

    Join this webinar and hear from a range of experts discussing IPAF's 2023 Safety Campaign, High Voltage!

    Webinar sponsored by Palazzani.

    18 October 2023, 12:00 (GMT+1)
    Online, via Zoom
  • IPAF Conference

    IPAF Summit 2024

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    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.

    14 March 2024
    Scandic Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • This webinar includes an in-depth analysis of the current challenges facing this unique sector and looks at how they can be transformed into growth opportunities. Industry guest speakers share their perspectives, examining how they overcame hurdles that you may also be facing, and looking at the approaches and strategies they employed to turn these challenges into success stories. The discussion covers safety and operational efficiency, and how getting these aspects right ultimately supports profitability. IPAF speakers also give the latest updates on safety.

    Added 29 Sep 2023
    Last updated 29 Sep 2023

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  • Don’t forget to report all accidents and near misses involving powered access into the IPAF Accident Reporting Portal or report anonymously through IPAF’s ePAL app.

    Added 15 Sep 2023
    Last updated 15 Sep 2023

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  • Stay safe when working near RF sources with Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This leaflet highlights the key risks from RF and how to avoid them.

    Added 8 Sep 2023
    Last updated 8 Sep 2023

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    IPAF Radio Frequency Leaflet Mockup - EN