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Use MEWPs Safely in Tree Care


Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), also known as aerial work platforms (AWPs), are a popular tool in the arboriculture and tree care industry. IPAF has published safety tips for the use of MEWPs in tree cutting to ensure that operators work safely at height.Statistics from IPAF’s accident...[more]

View Webinar Recording on OSHA Updates


IPAF held a webinar on June 16, 2016 with J.J. Keller & Associates sharing insights into OSHA's latest activities affecting general industry and construction employers. The webinar covered the following: Injury and illness reporting requirements (effective January 1, 2015)Electronic...[more]

IPAF Annual Report Shortlisted for TAF Award


IPAF’s annual report has been shortlisted as Publication of the Year for the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2016. Now in its 14th year, the TAF awards across 11 categories recognize, reward and promote best practice amongst trade associations in the UK. They are a chance for...[more]

Technical Bulletin Added: Niftylift HR28 Flyboom


See Technical Bulletin TB0118 for mandatory check of Niftylift HR28 flyboom, dated 2016/05/18.

No Banners on Scissors, Says IPAF


The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is urging organizers and exhibitors at county/state fairs and local festivals not to attach banners to scissor lifts, as this could create a “sail board” effect which could destabilize the lift and cause it to turn over.Scissor lifts are a safe way...[more]

View Webinar Recording on Proposed ANSI Standards


IPAF and the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) held a joint webinar on May 5, 2016, which provided useful information on the design, safety and training aspects of the proposed ANSI standards A92.20, A92.22 and A92.24. Click here for a recording of the webinar. This link will be...[more]

Free Webinars for the Industry


IPAF is furthering its series of free webinars for the industry: •    North American Aerial Lift Standard Changes – Joint session with SAIA•    May 5, 2016 at 12pm (Central) time, 1pm (Eastern time)•    Speakers: Tony Groat, IPAF North America manager;...[more]


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