IPAF Global Safety Report analyses ten years of incident data

Falls from the platform, electrocution and platform overturns are the most common incidents leading to serious injuries and deaths over the past ten years. Falls from the platform, electrocution and platform overturns are the most common type of incidents leading to serious injuries and deaths over the past ten years, according to the latest Global […]

03/08/2022 - 17:10 pm

Eagle Platforms is the latest IPAF Sustaining Member

Eagle Platforms has become the latest Sustaining Member of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), making it the first UK-headquartered rental and training company in a growing list that includes Alimak, AON (formerly Henderson Insurance Brokers), APEX, Haulotte and Riwal. With headquarters in Anston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Eagle Platforms provides powered access machine hire and […]

18/07/2022 - 14:37 pm

The Global Safety Report Is now available  

IPAF’s Global Safety Report 2022 is now available to view online in English. The report covering 2012-21 data, analyses the main causes of serious injuries and fatalities occurring when using powered access machines to conduct temporary work at height. This year’s report has an expanded focus on falls from the platform, and also profiles incidents occurring during […]

05/07/2022 - 15:44 pm

IPAF to make rental market reports free to members

Selected members of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) will be eligible to claim a free version of the federation’s Global Powered Access Rental Market Report when the 2022 edition of the publication is published in June – a significant addition to the growing package of IPAF membership benefits. Peter Douglas, CEO and managing director […]

10/05/2022 - 17:31 pm

Riwal becomes latest IPAF Sustaining Member

Riwal has become the latest Sustaining Member of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), making it the first rental and training company on a list that includes Alimak, AON (formerly Henderson Insurance Brokers), APEX and Haulotte. With headquarters in Dordrecht, Netherlands, Riwal was founded in 1968 and has grown into a major rental and training […]

05/04/2022 - 13:23 pm

Karin Nars invested as IPAF’s first woman president

A new presidential team has been confirmed for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), with Karin Nars of Dinolift officially invested as the federation’s first woman President during its 2022 AGM, held for the first time in three years as a physical meeting following the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to Nars being […]

15/03/2022 - 16:03 pm
News  >  Awards

IAPAs 2022 winners celebrated in London

Some 450 industry professionals gathered at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington, London, UK on 10 March 2022, to honour the winners of the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs). Jointly organised by IPAF and Access International, the IAPAs celebrate best practice and excellence in the powered access industry and this was the first time the […]

15/03/2022 - 15:32 pm

HMRC answers IPAF FAQs on end to red diesel rebate

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has secured additional guidance for the powered access industry on the upcoming end to the rebate on red diesel for plant machinery, in the form of a FAQ sheet prepared specially by HM Revenue & Customs in response to a recent meeting of the IPAF UK Country Council. The […]

15/02/2022 - 12:00 pm

IPAF seconds Genie Terex’s De Kluijver to its board

Jacco de Kluijver, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (Genie) vice president of sales and marketing EMEARI, has been seconded to the board of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), ahead of IPAF’s AGM in London on 10 March 2022. De Kluijver has a wealth of experience in powered access, making his entry to the industry with […]

18/01/2022 - 13:28 pm

MEWP rental market recovers more strongly than predicted

MEWP rental markets have recovered better than was predicted to be the case in 2020, with most countries seeing markets and wider economies on course to recover to 2019 levels by the end of this year or early in 2022, according to the latest analysis, conducted for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) by Ducker. […]

09/12/2021 - 16:17 pm

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