IPAF News Feed https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/news.rss en Early-bird registration for IPAF’s Elevation extended until 24 August https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/08/early-bird-registration-ipafs-elevation-extended-until-24-august The line-up for IPAF’s inaugural Elevation conference, networking and gala dinner event on 25 September is confirmed, with places filling fast and the special early-bird booking discount only available until 24 August for the event in Coventry, UK. Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:08:02 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/Early-bird%20registration%20for%20IPAF%E2%80%99s%20Elevation%20extended%20until%2024%20August Global MEWP safety film launched at best-attended IPAF Asia Conference https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/07/global-mewp-safety-film-launched-best-attended-ipaf-asia-conference IPAF has created a film warning people not to cut corners when using MEWPs to carry out temporary work at height, launching it at its Asia Conference &amp; Showcase in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – the busiest edition of the event to date with around 350 attendees. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:05:28 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/Global%20MEWP%20safety%20film%20launched%20at%20best-attended%20IPAF%20Asia%20Conference First in a series of IPAF Rental+ workshops takes place https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/07/first-series-ipaf-rental-workshops-takes-place IPAF has held the first of a series of workshops aimed at helping rental members in the UK make the transition to minimum audit standards in line with IPAF Rental+ requirements, which has been mandatory since 1 September last year. The workshop was held at Spanset’s offices in Cheshire with 15 rental companies represented. <br /> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:47:17 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/First%20in%20a%20series%20of%20IPAF%20Rental%2B%20workshops%20takes%20place IPAF works with QCC to support UAE MEWP inspectors https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/07/ipaf-works-qcc-support-uae-mewp-inspectors Earlier this year, IPAF worked in collaboration with the Quality Conformity Council of Abu Dhabi to carry out proficiency testing for third-party MEWP inspection companies. IPAF will now support the QCC and the wider field of MEWP inspection in the region. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:25:21 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20works%20with%20QCC%20to%20support%20UAE%20MEWP%20inspectors Line-up of speakers confirmed for IPAF's ELEVATION event https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/07/line-speakers-confirmed-ipafs-elevation-event The line-up for the inaugural IPAF ELEVATION conference and gala dinner event on 25 September this year is quickly taking shape, with the speakers confirmed and the venue announced as the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Coventry. Booking is now open. Thu, 05 Jul 2018 15:08:02 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/Line-up%20of%20speakers%20confirmed%20for%20IPAF%26#039;s ELEVATION event IPAF secures free access to BSI standards for members https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/06/ipaf-secures-free-access-bsi-standards-members Key British Standards Institute publications are being made available to members of IPAF free of charge following an agreement brokered between the two organisations allowing read-only access to the latest versions of sector-specific standards online. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:21:22 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20secures%20free%20access%20to%20BSI%20standards%20for%20members Don Kenny is keynote speaker as Europlatform booking opens https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/06/don-kenny-keynote-speaker-europlatform-booking-opens Don Kenny, CEO of Loxam Powered Access Division (formerly Lavendon Group), has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the annual Europlatform conference, which will be hosted by IPAF at the Europa Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on 11 October. Tue, 26 Jun 2018 12:14:27 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/Don%20Kenny%20is%20keynote%20speaker%20as%20Europlatform%20booking%20opens IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase 2018 booking up quickly https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/06/ipaf-asia-conference-showcase-2018-booking-quickly IPAF’s Asia Conference &amp; Showcase is the only event in the South East Asia region focusing solely on powered access. The 2018 edition takes place at the KL Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-19 July, and reservations are booking quickly. There will be simultaneous translations in Chinese available for delegates. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:18:01 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20Asia%20Conference%20%26amp%3B%20Showcase%202018%20booking%20up%20quickly IPAF report shows continuing boom for MEWP rental market https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/06/ipaf-report-shows-continuing-boom-mewp-rental-market The global Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) rental market is booming, with the sector once again outstripping wider construction and sustained recovery in places such as Spain and Brazil that suffered during economic downturns, according to the latest award-winning market analysis from Ducker Worldwide, exclusively for IPAF. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:42:43 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/IPAF%20report%20shows%20continuing%20boom%20for%20MEWP%20rental%20market Update to IPAF's global auxiliary controls decal https://www.ipaf.org/en/news/2018/06/update-ipafs-global-auxiliary-controls-decal IPAF has confirmed that it has updated one of its most widely used global safety stickers for use on MEWPs – launching an important redesign of the decal that is applied to machines to indicate where the auxiliary lowering controls are located. Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:39:50 +0100 https://www.ipaf.org/Update%20to%20IPAF%26#039;s global auxiliary controls decal