IPAF ePAL surpasses quarter of a million downloads

The ePAL mobile app for operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and mast-climbing work platforms (MCWPs) from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has now surpassed a quarter of a million first-time downloads. IPAF’s ePAL app was launched in June 2021, with the global roll-out completed earlier this year. The app allows digital certification […]

22/11/2022 - 11:35 am

IPAF guidance helps keep festive decorations work safe

Workers and managers using Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) to install and remove seasonal decorations and lights are being urged to download a comprehensive new technical guidance booklet that can help to avoid safety issues and to mitigate risks involved in work at height in public areas and alongside roads. The Safe Use of MEWPs […]

18/10/2022 - 17:22 pm
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LEEA launches new courses this year

Over the next six months, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will be launching a new suite of training courses as part of the Association’s Academy 2.0 Project. EUG (End User Guidance) will be the first course to arrive, on 7 July 2022  – Global Lifting Awareness Day #GLAD2022. EUG will be available via LEEA’s […]

26/06/2022 - 14:49 pm

First Virtual Reality (VR) Administered Certification Assessment Under the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Standard

Industrial Training International’s (ITI), Construction Hazard Identification assessment and certification has been granted accreditation by the Personnel Credentialing Accreditation Committee (PCAC) of the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB). The certification, which is also endorsed by the National Safety Council (NSC), is the first programme accredited by ANAB under ISO/IEC 17024:2012 using virtual reality (VR). Applicants […]

19/04/2022 - 13:16 pm

LEEA announces a series of sector-focused webinars for 2022

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has scheduled an exciting series of free to view, sector-specific webinars to be held on Zoom throughout 2022. Add the following dates to your diary: 28 April 2022 – Oil & Gas Sector 07 July 2022 – Entertainment Sector 21 September 2022 – Renewables Sector 23 November 2022 – […]

15/02/2022 - 12:29 pm

CFTS expands network

Owners and users of work equipment in the UK and Ireland have even greater access to Thorough Examination services following a rise in CFTS accreditations last year. The scheme recently added dozens more locations to its ever-growing nationwide network of certified providers so users of lift trucks and agricultural equipment anywhere in the UK can […]

01/02/2022 - 13:49 pm

LEEA to roll out new TEAM Card

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will roll out the new TEAM Card in 2022, which will replace all existing TEAM Cards. The new TEAM Card will enhance security, provide instantly verifiable data when required, and will be instantly updated by the LEEA team when changes occur – for example, when new qualifications are added, […]

18/01/2022 - 13:51 pm

Delivering the Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship  

Ross Moloney and Andrew Wright, CEO and Deputy CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), visited City of Bristol College’s Advanced Engineering Centre to view its facilities and discuss delivery of the Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship. The Level 3 Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship standard is now officially live. City of Bristol College is working […]

10/12/2021 - 16:00 pm

MEWP VR simulator approved for PAL card renewals

Serious Labs, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment training simulators and blended learning solutions, has achieved another world first. After a rigorous review process, its mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) virtual reality (VR) operator training simulator was approved by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) for renewals of its Powered Access License […]

03/10/2021 - 12:35 pm

Genie’s free online site supervisor certification during National Safety week

Each year during the first week of May, Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) National Safety Stand-Down week raises fall hazard awareness across the US in an effort to end fall fatalities and injuries on construction sites. In support of this important initiative, and as part of the Genie brand’s commitment to safety, during Safety […]

27/04/2021 - 12:03 pm

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LHI October 2022

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