IPAF MCWP committee restructured
By Lindsey Anderson29 July 2014
The IPAF International Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Committee has been restructured.
The IPAF International MCWP Committee now comprises the UK & Ireland MCWP Work Group (formerly the UK & Ireland MCWP Committee), the MCWP Training Work Group, and other local and topic-specific work groups to be formed.
Kevin O’Shea, Director of Safety and Training, Hydro Mobile (Canada), is chair of the IPAF International MCWP Committee and Adrian Bolton, Construction Manager, Alimak Hek (UK), is vice-chair. Darren Brady, Operations Director, Apollo Cradles, is chair of the IPAF UK & Ireland MCWP Work Group and Steven McEwan, Scot-Train, is vice-chair.
Taking up his role as chair of the IPAF UK & Ireland MCWP Work Group, Darren Brady of Apollo Cradles said: “I am passionate about the MCWP industry and I look forward to continuing the good work of this IPAF committee. The committee is fortunate to have some very experienced members in all aspects of the industry. The MCWP industry has suffered in recent years due to the economic downturn, but it is now returning to its original position and still remains one of the safest, most economical ways for men and materials to work at height.”
The UK & Ireland MCWP Work Group, together with the International MCWP Committee, will prioritize these activities in the next months:
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