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Latest news

  • MEWPs and technological advancements in the powered access industry can help to enhance safety and efficiency and aid people in their work, rather than replace people altogether, according to speakers at the Europlatform 2019 conference in Nice, France.

  • Andy Studdert, interim CEO and MD of IPAF, has used his closing remarks at the Europlatform 2019 conference in Nice, France, to pay tribute to departed IPAF President Brad Boehler, who stepped down after leaving his role at Skyjack recently.

  • Norty Turner has been named as the President of IPAF, after Brad Boehler decided to step down having recently left his role at member firm Skyjack. Karin Nars of Dinolift becomes Deputy President and Karel Huijser of JLG is named as Vice President.

Featured events

  • Conference/Awards

    Access Industry Forum (AIF) Conference

    The Access Industry Forum Logo

    IPAF will be represented at this event and IPAF members get a discounted rate on tickets. The conference has been certified and conforms to CPD guidelines (www.cpduk.co.uk).

    14 November 2019
    AJ Bell Stadium, Barton-Upon-Irwell, Salford, Greater Manchester, M30 7EY, UK
  • 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

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Recently added resources

  • Be street smart! Manage vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Create a safe working zone.

    Added 24 Sep 2019
    Last updated
    Andy Access: Be street smart! Manage vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Create a safe working zone.
  • Always check ground loading and use the IPAF calculator to identify if spreader pads are required, determine the correct size of spreader pad.

    Added 24 Sep 2019
    Last updated
    Andy Access: Use Spreader Pads for your MEWP. Always check ground loading and use the IPAF calculator at www.ipaf.org/pads
  • Publication

    IPAF Elevating Safety

    IPAF Elevating Safety is an annual magazine dedicated to promoting MEWP (aerial lift) safety in the US market. It is published for IPAF by AC Business Media in August each year.

    Added 22 Aug 2019
    Last updated
    IPAF Elevating Safety Magazine 2019