IPAF News Feed https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/news.rss en IPAF Summit and IAPAs booking up as final speakers confirmed https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/02/ipaf-summit-and-iapas-booking-final-speakers-confirmed Places are filling up fast at for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Summit and the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) celebration dinner, to be held at the Hilton Miami Downtown in Florida, USA, on 8 March 2018. The theme for the Summit is “Quantifying Sustainability”. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:08:30 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20Summit%20and%20IAPAs%20booking%20up%20as%20final%20speakers%20confirmed IPAF members might qualify for government help after Carillion collapse https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/02/ipaf-members-might-qualify-government-help-after-carillion-collapse Members of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) could benefit from loans from the Government-backed British Business Bank as part of a support package for firms affected by the collapse of construction and infrastructure contractor Carillion. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:32:17 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20members%20might%20qualify%20for%20government%20help%20after%20Carillion%20collapse Formal Notice of the IPAF Annual General Meeting https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/02/formal-notice-ipaf-annual-general-meeting This notice is to formally advise members of the 34th Annual General Meeting of the International Powered Access Federation which will take place at 09.00 hrs at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132, USA on Thursday, 8th March, 2018. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:37:04 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/Formal%20Notice%20of%20the%20IPAF%20Annual%20General%20Meeting IPAF signs historic agreement with major health & safety body https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/02/ipaf-signs-historic-agreement-major-health-safety-body The recent Middle East Convention hosted by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, saw a Memorandum of Understanding signed between IPAF and the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:55:13 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20signs%20historic%20agreement%20with%20major%20health%20%26amp%3B%20safety%20body IAPAs shortlist unveiled ahead of Miami awards celebration https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/01/iapas-shortlist-unveiled-ahead-miami-awards-celebration The shortlisted nominees for the 2018 International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs), jointly hosted by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Access International, has been unveiled following the judges meeting in London, UK. Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:22:02 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/IAPAs%20shortlist%20unveiled%20ahead%20of%20Miami%20awards%20celebration IPAF’s eLearning helps unlock language options for MEWP trainees https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/01/ipafs-elearning-helps-unlock-language-options-mewp-trainees Award-winning instruction and assessment in the safe and effective use of powered access equipment will soon be available to the widest possible range of operators and managers, as the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) makes courses available in multiple languages across its global training centre network. Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:54:02 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%E2%80%99s%20eLearning%20helps%20unlock%20language%20options%20for%20MEWP%20trainees Booking is now open for 2018 IPAF Summit and IAPAs https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/01/booking-now-open-2018-ipaf-summit-and-iapas Booking is open for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Summit and the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) celebration dinner, to be held at the Hilton Miami Downtown in Florida, USA, on 8 March 2018. The theme for the Summit will be “Quantifying Sustainability”, and the first speakers are now confirmed. Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:50:05 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/Booking%20is%20now%20open%20for%202018%20IPAF%20Summit%20and%20IAPAs IPAF outlines consultation on virtual reality and platform simulators https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/01/ipaf-outlines-consultation-virtual-reality-and-platform-simulators A major consultation is to be launched as the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) sets out to establish the possibilities for powered access training and safety guidance afforded by new technology such as virtual reality and platform simulators, involving the more than 1,000 accredited IPAF instructors around the world. Thu, 04 Jan 2018 13:39:21 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20outlines%20consultation%20on%20virtual%20reality%20and%20platform%20simulators IPAF nominated for trio of European trade association awards https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/01/ipaf-nominated-trio-european-trade-association-awards The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has been shortlisted as a finalist in three categories of the European Association Awards 2018, being nominated in the Best Provision of Industry Information and Intelligence, Best Association Conference (under 225 delegates) and Best Association Partnership or Collaboration categories. Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:23:48 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20nominated%20for%20trio%20of%20European%20trade%20association%20awards 2018 IAPAs deadline draws near https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2017/11/2018-iapas-deadline-draws-near The IPAF Summit and the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) is a perennial highlight of the powered access calendar, and in 2018 the event returns to Miami, hosted at the Hilton Miami Downtown, Florida, US. Don’t miss out on the access industry’s most important annual celebration, combining great educational and networking opportunities, with the traditional IPAF networking event on the eve of the conference on 7 March, the Summit and IAPAs gala dinner on 8 March, and fascinating site visits on the morning of 9 March. Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:18:21 +0000 https://www.ipaf.org/2018%20IAPAs%20deadline%20draws%20near