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  • An International Safety Committee has been created by IPAF, to globalise standards development and assist in effective implementation and promoting awareness about industry safe practice. IPAF is now inviting representatives to join the new committee.

  • The latest IPAF Global Safety Report analyses the main causes of serious injuries and fatalities occurring when using powered access machines in the period 2016-2020, and highlights the need to gather more near-miss data from across the industry worldwide.

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    Vertikal Days

    Vertikal Days 2021

    IPAF will be exhibiting at Vertikal Days which has been postponed to 2021. Join us at Stand 619 next to the Catering Pavilion.

    22- 23 September 2021
    Peterborough, UK
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    Save the date for the IPAF webinar on IPAF Rental+ for contractors. Full details and registration coming soon.

    Webinar sponsored by Hinowa, Sinoboom and MCS.

    4 November 2021, 12.00pm UK time (GMT)
    Online webinar

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Recently added resources

  • To stay safe and not distract the operator when the Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) is in motion.

    Added 26 Jul 2021
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    Toolbox Talk A22 EN
  • Why do you need rescue procedures? A robust, documented rescue procedure is required to lower the Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) platform occupants in a timely manner in case of a malfunction or emergency. Any delay in rescuing the MEWP platform occupants may be the difference between life and death.

    Added 26 Jul 2021
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    Toolbox Talk A23 EN
  • Keep all occupants safe. Be aware of all platform occupants when moving the MEWP.

    Added 15 Jul 2021
    Last updated

    Resource also available in:

    A22