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  • Featured Conference/Awards

    International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs)

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    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.

    8 October 2020
    Millennium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington, London, UK
    IPAF Summit & IAPAs rescheduled to October
  • Featured Exhibition

    Vertikal Days

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    IPAF will be exhibiting at Vertikal Days which has been postponed to 2021. The venue is tentative at this time.

    12 - 13 May 2021
    Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby, UK

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    IPAF Webinar: COVID-19 Safe Operating Guidance

    Resources and recording of the webinar that took place on 21 May 2020, with presenter Chris Wraith, Health & Safety professional.

    Added 22 May 2020
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  • This document is intended to provide practical guidance on safety measures to minimize exposure to COVID-19 for anyone using MEWPs, MCWPs or Construction hoists for work activities.

    Added 11 May 2020
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    IPAF COVID-19 Safe Operating Guidance
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    COVID-19 Safe Training Advice - IPAF Training Centre resuming MEWP, MCWP and Hoist training

    This document is intended to provide practical guidance for IPAF-approved Training Centres to minimise the risk of exposure to COVID-19 when undertaking training on MEWPs, MCWPs and Hoists.

    Added 11 May 2020
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