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  • Graph illustrating the main causes of AWP fatalities in the first half of 2014.
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    Half-year AWP accident statistics released

    2014-09-18T20:35:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has reported there were 23 fatalities worldwide involving aerial work platforms (AWPs).

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    IPAF makes North American gains

    2013-10-23T21:42:00Z

    Haulotte and Hydro Mobile have joined the International Powered Access Federation to provide training.

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    IPAF launches training courses in Spanish

    2013-07-02T10:59:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has launched American Work Platform Training (AWPT) courses in Spanish following requests at the IPAF Summit in Miami.

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    IPAF launches online operator AWP training in US

    2013-03-01T15:43:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation is launching an eLearning aerial work platform training module for U.S. operators.

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    AWP industry launches best practices guide on workplace risk assessment

    2013-02-12T02:14:00Z

    The American Rental Association (ARA), Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and the Scaffold Access Industry Association (SAIA) have released a best practices guide geared toward workplace risk assessment and aerial work platform equipment selection.

  • IPAF technical officer Chris Wraith
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    IPAF unveils US Convention schedule

    2012-09-27T18:19:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is encouraging anyone who manages aerial work platforms (AWPs) on jobsites to attend its annual US Convention, Oct. 22-23 Celebration, FL.

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    IPAF US Convention highlights management responsibilities

    2012-08-29T17:49:00Z

    The second International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) US Convention will focus on AWP management responsibilities. It will be held on October 22-23 in the Orlando area at the Bohemian Hotel Celebration, 700 Bloom Street, Celebration, FL 32747. This member event is also open to non-members.

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    IPAF and SAIA reaffirm alliance

    2012-08-07T22:19:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and the Scaffold Access Industry Association (SAIA) have reaffirmed their alliance to work together in "every way possible" to promote safety in the use of powered access equipment throughout the US and Canada.

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    IPAF US Convention slated for October

    2012-07-25T22:18:00Z

    The second International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) US Convention will be held on October 22-23 in Celebration, FL. This member event is also open to non-members.

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    New members join AWPT

    2012-07-24T15:19:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation's (IPAF) American Work Platform Training (AWPT) arm has enlisted a number of new members and training centers in North America.

  • AWPT, the North American subsidiary of IPAF, has launched a new aerial work platform training course
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    New AWPT course for managers and supervisors

    2012-02-03T21:04:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation's North American subsidiary, AWPT, has launched a new aerial work platform (AWP) training course aimed at enabling supervisors and managers to prepare for and safely coordinate various types of AWPs on site.

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    IPAF Convention speakers ready for Chicago

    2011-10-14T21:12:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation is to hold its first ever convention in North America (November 1-2) in Chicago, under the theme "Powered Access: Recognition and Avoidance of Hazards."

  • Steve Shaughnessy (left) hands over the IPAF presidency to JLG's Wayne Lawson.
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    IPAF to continue its push in North America says president Wayne Lawson

    2011-08-22T22:22:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) looks to continue its push in North America and its new president, JLG’s Wayne Lawson, already has on his thinking hat. Lindsey Anderson spoke with Lawson recently and reports

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    IPAF to hold access conference in Chicago

    2011-08-17T20:58:00Z

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is holding its first-ever national event in the US this November 1-2 in Chicago. The "Powered Access: Recognition and Avoidance of Hazards" event will focus on current issues in the aerial lift and mast climbing work platform industry. This is a member and non-member ...

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    Non-profit organisation in US chooses AWPT courses

    2011-07-25T11:33:00Z

    The US Institute for Aerial Lift Safety has chosen to adopt training programmes from AWPT (American Work Platform Training) and becomes the only US organisation to provide AWPT training for truck-mounted aerials.

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    AWPT releases new safety video

    2011-06-24T21:10:00Z

    In compliance with ANSI standards, operators of aerial work platforms (AWPs) must perform pre-start inspections of machines before use each day or at the beginning of each shift. American Work Platform Training (AWPT), the North American subsidiary of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), has released a safety video that ...

  • Pictured left to right: Thomas Spangler, Safety Coordinator; Troy Butler, AWPT approved instructor;
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    Local 150 becomes AWPT training center

    2011-05-17T18:17:00Z

    The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 Training Center, located in Wilmington, IL, recently joined the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and became an American Work Platform Training (AWPT) center.

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    IPAF continues push in North America

    2011-05-16T22:49:00Z

    North America has plenty of room for growth when it comes to the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) gaining ground here, but IPAF's new president, JLG's Wayne Lawson, sees the market as ripe for potential, he recently told Access Lift Handlers.

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    IPAF awarded for training aids

    2010-11-30T10:21:00Z

    IPAF (the International Powered Access Federation) has won two awards for a safety video and a training kit that it produced with the aim of promoting best practice in the use of powered access equipment.

  • AWPT-trained employees from access specialists Goedecke
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    First all IPAF-trained site in the US

    2010-07-28T10:56:00Z

    The Robert A Young building in St. Louis, MO is the first construction site in the US that has been designated 100 % AWPT-trained. AWPT (American Work Platform Training) is the North American subsidiary of IPAF that manages the training program in the North American market.