The International Powered Access Federation is hosting a regional conference for its members and their customers on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Houston, TX in conjunction with the Houston Area Safety Council.
IPAF’s machine-readable Smart PAL Card (Powered Access Licence) has won the Plantworx Innovation Award in the Safety category for its innovative use of smartcard technology to help improve site safety.
“Safety is not a luxury; it’s a necessity that every worker deserves,” said Jordan Barab, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, speaking to an audience of about 250 at the IPAF Summit on March 26 in Washington...
Nearly 200 conference delegates were in attendance at the 2015 IPAF Summit in Washington DC, March 26, to listen to presentations focused on how new and existing technologies will change the face of the aerial market over the next five to 10 years.
Andy Studdert, chairman & CEO of US-based NES Rentals, was elected as the new president of the International Powered Access Federation at the IPAF annual general meeting (AGM) on March 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.
The illustrious panel of speakers for the 2015 IPAF Summit includes Jordan Barab, deputy assistant secretary at the US Department of Labor and second in command at OSHA, and top management from leading access equipment companies JLG and Riwal.
Jointly organized by Access International, Access Lift & Handlers and the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), the IAPAs celebrate best practice and excellence in the powered access industry.
The 2015 IPAF Summit will focus on how new technologies will change the face of the access industry in the next five to 10 years and look at how existing technologies are still battling to open up new markets around the world.
Andy Studdert, chairman & CEO of US-based NES Rentals, and deputy president of IPAF, spoke at the recent IPAF ElevAÇÃO conference in São Paulo, Brazil, giving access companies valuable insights into safety, creating value and preparing for a downturn.
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has appointed Maurizio Quaranta as its country representative for Italy with effect from March 1, 2015, following restructuring to better meet the needs and requirements of the Italian market.
Mobile elevating work platforms are one of the safest ways to perform temporary work at height and IPAF is urging the industry to keep the use of this equipment safe by ensuring that pre-start inspections are done before starting any work.
To celebrate the one millionth PAL Card ever issued, IPAF is calling all valid PAL Card holders to enter a draw for some amazing prizes. The PAL Card expires after five years and there are currently more than 500,000 valid PAL Cards worldwide.
Frank Nerenhausen, president of JLG Industries, is the keynote speaker at the IPAF Summit and he will explore emerging technologies and their potential application in the access industry under the title “Gimmicks or the Next Reality."
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) will be highlighting its presence at bauma China with a networking reception on Nov. 26, 2014 to mark the opening of the IPAF China office and the launch of IPAF operator training materials in Chinese.