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  • Visitors to the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) stand at Intermat 2018 in Paris, France, 23-28 April, will be able to try their hand at using a MEWP at height without ever leaving the ground thanks to an advanced virtual reality (VR) Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) simulator being showcased as part of the federation’s ongoing worldwide consultation on the technology.

  • Around 300 industry professionals gathered on 8 March 2018 in Miami, USA, to honor the winners of the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs). Jointly organized by Access International and IPAF, the IAPAs celebrate best practice and excellence in the powered access industry.

    Those assembled at the Hilton Miami Downtown were also the first to learn that the next edition of the awards ceremony will be held in Dubai, UAE.

  • The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has experienced another year of global growth, seeing membership rise by 6.6% year-on-year, a 7.8% increase in turnover and global training delivery up by around 4%, according to the Annual Report 2017, published today in eight languages including for the first time in Chinese.

Featured events

  • Featured IPAF Conference

    IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase

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    The seventh IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase 2018 takes place for the first time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hosted at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in the city centre, alongside the ASEAN M&E Show 2018, it will provide an excellent opportunity to attend meet and network with industry colleagues and to gain valuable business insight about the powered access industry.

    18 - 19 July 2018
    Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    Europlatform

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    Join us in Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, for what will be our twelfth Europlatform - the essential event for European access professionals in the rental industry.

    11 October 2018
    Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

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  • Publication

    IPAF Powered Access

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

    Added 10 Apr 2018
    Last updated 10 Apr 2018
    IPAF Powered Access 2018
  • A Toolbox Talk on how to reduce the risk of a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) incident due to poor ground conditions.

    Added 9 Apr 2018
    Last updated 9 Apr 2018
    Andy Access A6
  • A Toolbox Talk on understanding a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) rescue plan.

    Added 9 Apr 2018
    Last updated 9 Apr 2018
    Andy Access A4