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  • The 2024 Rental Market Reports will be published 19 June 2024 and available to pre-order now. The award-winning reports, produced by Ducker, are presented in an easy-to-read format and are the definitive guide to the powered access rental markets.

    Added 22 May 2024
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    IPAF Rental Market Report Promo - 2 x Awards WEB
  • Publication

    IPAF-Journal

    Krafthand Media has published this year's edition of the German-language IPAF-Journal magazine. The circulation of 40,000 copies is distributed through IPAF member companies and training centres to customers, course participants and other interested parties, as well as through the recipients of bd-baumaschinenendienst and GaLaBau magazines to companies in the construction industry.

    Added 14 May 2024
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    IPAF Journal 2024 - Web
  • This is the third webinar in the three-part IPAF Women in Powered Access series an outcome of the IPAF Women in Powered Access Initiative. Host Ali Moore is joined by panellist speakers Charlotte Bennett, Carolin Bautzmann and Francesca Marchesini.

    Added 10 Apr 2024
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  • Never elevate the platform occupants from the ground controls. There is an increased risk of crushing/entrapment if you elevate people from the ground control position.

    Added 25 Jan 2024
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    A35
  • Don’t forget to report all accidents and near misses involving powered access into the IPAF Accident Reporting Portal or report anonymously through IPAF’s ePAL app.

    Added 15 Sep 2023
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  • Conduct a pre-use inspection and make sure the MEWP is safe to use before starting work.

    Added 6 Sep 2023
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  • Before setting up a MEWP on a road have in place a traffic management plan and an exclusion zone.

    Added 6 Sep 2023
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  • Don’t operate a MEWP when there is a risk of lightning. Seek proper shelter and wait until the storm passes.

    Added 10 Jul 2023
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    Andy Access A32
  • Overloaded platforms can become unstable, always understand the machine limits before operating. Distribute the load evenly to prevent tip overs.

    Added 7 Jun 2023
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    Andy Access A31
  • Understand the ground conditions before operating

    Added 26 May 2023
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  • Always be aware and avoid crush hazards when moving the platform.

    Added 26 May 2023
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  • Prevent objects falling from the platform. Be aware that unsecured tools and materials can fall from platforms.

    Added 26 May 2023
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    A26
  • Stay safe when working around antennas. You are at risk from non-ionising radiation (RF) from transmitting antennas. Always make sure they are isolated and you have a permit to work.

    Added 2 Feb 2023
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    A33
  • Be careful of the catapult effect on uneven ground.

    Added 25 Jan 2023
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  • You do not need to touch the power cables to be electrocuted – electricity can jump!

    Added 25 Jan 2023
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  • Position your MEWP correctly and always stay inside the platform guardrails with both feet on the platform floor

    Added 25 Jan 2023
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  • Do you operate MEWPs near roads?
    Always work safely and set up a segregation zone to protect the boom from entering a live road.

    Added 13 Dec 2022
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    A28
  • Are your MEWP tyres safe to use?
    Always check the condition of your tyres and wheels as part of your pre-use inspection.

    Added 11 Nov 2022
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    A29
  • Don’t overload the hoist. Stay within the hoist rated capacity and observe the limits of the machine.

    Added 12 Oct 2022
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    AH1 EN
  • Do you have a rescue plan? Always have a rescue plan in place for mast climbing work platforms (MCWPs) and construction hoists.

    Added 12 Oct 2022
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    AM3 EN
  • Don't fall for it! Position your MEWP correctly and always stay inside the platform guardrails with both feet on the platform floor.

    Added 29 Sep 2022
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    Andy Access A30
  • Are you servicing the MEWP safely when on-site? Mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) on-site servicing often carries higher risks than workshop servicing.

    Added 27 Jan 2022
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    Andy Access A27
  • In situations with restricted visibility, use a banksman/spotter to guide you into position.

    Added 5 Nov 2021
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    Andy Access A25
  • Be safe in the workshop. Ensure all work on MEWPs is carried out safely.

    Added 17 Aug 2021
    Last updated 17 Aug 2021

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    A24
  • Keep all occupants safe. Be aware of all platform occupants when moving the MEWP.

    Added 15 Jul 2021
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    A22