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  • The webinar examines the components of the IPAF Rental+ scheme, how it aligns with the construction Common Assessment Standard and the measurable benefits to rental companies. Speakers will highlight the advantages contractors and end users enjoy when using a rental company that holds the IPAF Rental+ standard. Sponsored by MCS, Sinoboom, Palazzani, Hinowa and insphire.

    Added 21 Jul 2022
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    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 13 Jul 2022
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    Apprentice Engineer, Summit Platforms, UK

    Added 1 Jul 2022
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  • IPAF has developed this guide to assist in your development of your MEWP-specific safe-use plan. The ANSI A92.22 MEWP Safe-Use standard specifies requirements for the application, inspection, training, maintenance, repair, and safe operation of MEWPs. A safe-use program specific to MEWPs shall be developed by the user to ensure all responsibilities are met.

    Added 16 Dec 2021
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  • This webinar focused on what MEWP users need to understand and what industry stakeholders must consider. The practice of modifying machines can be a controversial topic conjuring a multitude of questions, complexities and implications. MEWP modifications are generally taboo, yet they frequently are made to MEWPs.

    Added 16 Dec 2021
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    IPAF UK Market Report

    IPAF has worked together with Ducker to research the size of the UK powered access market, this data is correct as of November 2021.

    Added 24 Nov 2021
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    Health & Safety Magazine

    All IPAF members have access to a discounted subscription to the Health & Safety International magazine, IPAF members can subscribe for as little as £40 instead of the original £115. 

    Added 12 Nov 2021
    Last updated 12 Nov 2021

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  • MEWPs (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms) can operate in many environments. In some situations, hazards may be identified that are difficult to be seen by the operator, including moving traffic or pedestrians.  In these cases, a spotter may be used but they must be competent and authorised.

    Added 5 Nov 2021
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    Toolbox Talk A25 EN
  • 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
  • In this webinar, hear about the latest powered access rental market data from IPAF’s 2021 Rental Market Reports.

    Euan Youdale, Editor of Access International, gives an overview of the global market and Audrey Courant, Managing Director, EMEA at Ducker, explores the French market, showing the detail available in the reports for all of the countries under study.

    Added 6 Oct 2021
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  • Moving, testing, servicing or repairing MEWPs exposes workshop employees to hazards and risks that vary based on the type of MEWP and the type of service or repair being carried out. Failure to properly identify those hazards and eliminate or manage those risks or failure to follow work or service instructions, could lead to property damage, injury, ill-health or death.

    Added 17 Aug 2021
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    Toolbox Talk A24 EN
  • Be safe in the workshop. Ensure all work on MEWPs is carried out safely.

    Added 17 Aug 2021
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  • To stay safe and not distract the operator when the Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) is in motion.

    Added 15 Jul 2021
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  • Keep all occupants safe. Be aware of all platform occupants when moving the MEWP.

    Added 15 Jul 2021
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  • In this webinar broadcasted on 7 July 2021, expert guest speakers examine the three main areas to ensure safe and effective use of MCWPs, covering the entire lifecycle of these machines.

    Added 8 Jul 2021
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    IPAF Webinar: Global Safety Report

    This webinar, broadcasted on 22 June 2021, examines the latest IPAF Global Safety Report which is informed by data submitted to IPAF’s Accident Reporting Portal from 2019 to 2020.

    Added 24 Jun 2021
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  • Why do you need rescue procedures? A robust, documented rescue procedure is required to lower the Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) platform occupants in case of a malfunction or emergency. Any delay in rescuing the MEWP platform occupants may be the difference between life and death.

    Added 9 Jun 2021
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    Toolbox Talk A23 EN
  • Is the Nominated Ground Rescue Person familiarised? MEWPs are all different. Learn and practice the ground controls and the auxiliary/emergency lowering controls and procedures on your machine.

    Added 9 Jun 2021
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  • MEWP operator training now can follow a training standard that provides methods and guidelines to prepare MEWP training materials, defines administrative criteria, and delivers elements required for proper training. Training is a critical part of becoming a qualified person to complete the task of operating a MEWP. Understand what you must require and expect for training selected for your MEWP operators and the value it will deliver to your operations. Ensure you are selecting quality compliant training! This webinar took place on 27 May 2021.

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  • This webinar, broadcasted on 20 May 2021, explores issues around the future of environmental sustainability in the powered access industry and what we can do now to make a difference.

    Added 21 May 2021
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  • This webinar addresses why and how a MEWP Specific Safe-Use Plan should be properly developed. It will also look at how to execute the plan to ensure the specific MEWP-user responsibilities for application, inspection, training, maintenance, repair and safe operation of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) are satisfied. This webinar took place on 22 April 2021.

    Added 22 Apr 2021
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  • Harnesses and lanyards prevent severe injury or death by preventing falls from MEWPs, therefore it is essential that you check the condition and function before every use. Through use, PFPE could become damaged, worn or lose parts. These checks must be repeated before every use.

    Added 20 Apr 2021
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    Toolbox Talk A21 EN
  • When working at height in a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP), one of the leading causes of death and severe injury is falls from the platform. This toolbox talk looks at the risks and how to prevent falling from the platform.

    Added 20 Apr 2021
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  • Do not use a damaged harness, lanyard or connector. Always conduct a pre-use check before using your personal fall protection equipment (PFPE).

    Added 20 Apr 2021
    Last updated 20 Apr 2021

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    Andy Access A21
  • Presentations & Webinars

    IPAF Webinar: Selecting the Correct MEWP

    This webinar (broadcast on 24 March 2021) looks at the importance of selecting the correct MEWP for the job to enable work to be carried out safely and effectively. Presenters: Brian Parker, Head of Safety & Technical (IPAF), Mark Keily, QHSE Director (Sunbelt Rentals Limited) and Paul Roddis, Training Manager (IPAF).

    Added 31 Mar 2021
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