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IPAF North America Webinars

IPAF North America regularly holds free webinars on a range of topics by industry experts. Future webinars are listed on our events page.

Where possible recordings of the webinars will be published here.

If you have any questions, contact us at 630-942-6583 or stacey.woldtipaf.org

Recordings of Past Webinars

Mobile Elevating Work Platform Standards for North America – Start preparing for change

Original webinar date: November 8, 2017. 11:00 am CT / Noon ET
Presenter: Tony Groat, North America Regional Manager

Click to access the recording (limited time for registrants only)

The proposed standards for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) in the US and Canada are introducing new and broader changes that will impact all industry stakeholders. All will have 12 months after publication to become compliant. Canadian standards were published in May of 2017 and the US standards are anticipated for publication by year end. While the twelve month period from publication to effective date seems long, preparation is required. Planning sooner than later will get your business prepared and ready to address the potential impact of the proposed changes. The design standard will not only impact manufactures but also users of the equipment when mandatory platform load sensing is installed. Awareness of the broader and more detailed safe-use requirements that will impact users, supervisors, operators, and occupants of MEWPs is a starting point. The new training standard will provide clear and detailed requirements for training for operators and supervisors. Join this session to raise your awareness of key changes and begin your planning to meet these new requirements.

Tony Groat is Development Manager for IPAF North America. He is accountable for developing the growth of the association in the North American market. The association promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment, including aerial lifts and mast climbers.

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