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IPAF introduces new health & safety category
The Safety Professional membership category is aimed at health and safety or related supervisory roles
VR simulator approved for PAL Card renewals
Serious Labs has had its MEWP Operator Training Simulator approved by IPAF for operator renewals
Enter the 2022 IAPA awards
There are 13 categories to choose from, including the new Sustainability Award. Deadline for entries is 1 December  
Booking open for IAPAs & IPAF Summit 2022
The IAPA awards are also open for entries, with the in-person event set for 10 March in London
ARA launches RentalHQ mobile app
App means finding rental construction equipment can be done from the jobsite
Wraith joins IPAF Rental+ programme
Martin Wraith to oversee development, implementation and ongoing audit of the IPAF Rental+ standard 
IPAF introduces international safety committee
International Safety Committee (ISC) to assist in globalising standards development and implementation
Developing MEWP risk assessment plans
IPAF to host North American-focused webinar on developing MEWP risk assessment safe work procedures 
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
Latest IPAF Global Safety Report released
Updated format, covering 2016-2020, includes global overview and more detailed data analysis 
ERA publishes cybersecurity guide for equipment rental companies
Free downloads include a model ‘first 48 hours’ emergency response plan for a cyber attack
IPAF launches the ePAL app
The free app features the first ever digital IPAF PAL Card, operator log book and operator safety guide
New Toolbox Talks from IPAF
The two short presentations cover pre-check and use of personal fall-prevention equipment (PFPE)
IPAF extends assessment programme to mast climbers
The Competent Assessed Person (CAP) has been adapted to MCWPs
IPAF launches site assessment and MEWP selection course
Course follows analysis of accident and near-miss incidents via IPAF’s global reporting project
How to watch the IPAF Summit and IAPA awards
The event is going online for the first time this year, so how do you watch it?
Top speakers at IPAF Summit
Participants from United Rentals, Boels Rental, Trackunit and JLG will take part in IPAF’s online Summit on 18 March
ARA forecasts 1.5% growth for US rental in 2021
The American Rental Association has upgraded its US forecast and now expects 1.5% growth this year
Brazil’s rental industry makes plea on Covid
Brazilian rental association ALEC and 12 other organisations call for immediate action on Covid-19 crisis
IPAF and SAIA announce alliance
The International Powered Access Federation and Scaffold and Access Industry Association have formed an alliance
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