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First MEWP operating license renewals now available by VR simulation

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has approved the Serious Labs, mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) virtual reality (VR) operator training simulator for renewals of its Powered Access License (PAL) Card. Serious Labs is a global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment training simulators and blended learning solutions. This is the first time that […]

03/10/2021 - 12:29 pm
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AMGC’s Manufacturing Academy releases a ‘Rosie’ view of Australian manufacturing

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has expanded its Manufacturing Academy to incorporate a new learning module titled ‘Manufacturing with Rosie”. The seven-part module provides an overview of manufacturing opportunities in Australia and details the six National Manufacturing Priorities. The self-guided ‘Manufacturing with Rosie’ modules covers the topics of the State of Australian Manufacturing, space, […]

04/08/2021 - 13:52 pm
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Haulotte Shanghai welcomes two new IPAF instructors

At the end of February, two engineers from Haulotte Shanghai successfully passed qualification tests and have been appointed as IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) instructors.. These new certifications will enable the Chinese subsidiary to develop its training activities and offer a best-in-class customer service. When he presented the certificates to the two employees, William Fu, […]

22/03/2021 - 08:52 am
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MEWP training at LGMG

The first Chinese MEWP operators training course was held at LGMG at the end of last year. The training course was organised by the China Construction Machinery Association (CCMA) in order to improve the healthy development of the industry and ensure the safety of operators. Some 22 trainees from China’s major rental companies attended the training […]

25/01/2021 - 21:15 pm

Immersive new training pack for empty container handler operators

Designed for operators of empty container handlers (ECH), CM Labs Simulations has launched a new immersive training pack simulator allows operators to experience the effects of unbalanced loads and other causes of machine instability, which allows operators to experience the effects of unbalanced loads and other causes of machine instability. This capability is available because […]

07/09/2020 - 10:31 am

Onsite to online

A croc’s jaws slam shut with 3700 psi. Hydraulic tools can provide much needed safety, efficiency and precision, but their power (10,000 psi) must be treated with respect and knowledge, says global hydraulics and safety leader Enerpac Enerpac is introducing to Australia, New Zealand and PNG a new series of ‘Goal Zero’ online hydraulic safety […]

12/05/2020 - 13:08 pm
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IPAF guidance helps to minimise COVID-19 risk

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has issued guidance to help those using elevating work platforms (EWPs), mast-climbing working platforms (MCWPs), construction lifts and hoists to work safely and minimise the risk of spreading COVID-19. The new document has been developed and reviewed by IPAF’s safety experts and members with specialist knowledge of health and […]

12/05/2020 - 10:32 am

All Haulotte Shanghai staff members pass IPAF training

Last month, Haulotte Shanghai was recognized by the International Powered Access Federation as the first company in China with the entire staff completing the IPAF training. Now, all employees, including sales people, administrative staff and technicians, know how to safely use mobile elevating work platforms. Safety is a priority for Haulotte, which aims at offering […]

26/11/2019 - 14:22 pm
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The Ai Group urges Government to tackle training system reform

Ai (Australian Industry) Group urged the Prime Minister and State and Territory leaders to use the recent COAG (Council of Australian Governments) meeting in Cairns to genuinely tackle the reform of Australia’s training system. Ai’s group chief executive, Innes Willox said, “With the global economy now in choppy waters and Australia falling down the world’s […]

12/08/2019 - 11:16 am

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