IPAF Asia Conference highlights safety and productivity

06 June 2016

The product showcase at the IPAF Asia Conference will illustrate how MEWPs are a safe and productive

The product showcase at the IPAF Asia Conference will illustrate how MEWPs are a safe and productive way to work at height.

The IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase offers a rare regional perspective on safety and productivity in the use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and mast climbing work platforms (MCWPs), and marketing and business opportunities in this growing sector.

It will be held on 20 and 21 July 2016 in Singapore. This is a two-day event with conferences in the morning and product showcases in the afternoon.

The conference keynote speaker is Alan Loux, vice-president marketing, access segment, JLG, who will deliver a presentation entitled The future of MEWPs”. Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Jonathan Wan, managing director, Transvert Scaffold & Engineering, on the Singapore standard on the safe use of MEWPs and how it affects end-users
  • Shahid Qureshi, director of product safety and reliability, Haulotte, on MEWP maintenance
  • Kimmo Koskensalo, chief technology officer, Scanclimber, on modern MCWP applications
  • Jim Barr, vice-president/general manager, Terex Aerial Work Platforms China, on how to run a successful MEWP business

The Singapore Institution of Safety Officers is a co-organiser of the event. A networking night will be held on 20 July from 19:00 at the Singapore Zoological Gardens and includes a complimentary ticket to the Night Safari.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points are available for IPAF instructors and senior instructors, as well as affiliates of the Singapore Institution of Safety Officers, Professional Engineers Board, Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and the Institution of Engineers Singapore.

Early bird registration rates end 20 June 2016. Book your place www.ipaf.org/asiaconference

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