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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
Australia’s Elevating Work Platform Association (EWPA) has released a data sheet featuring revised guidance for aerial work platforms. Supporting a key aim to ensure safety within the elevating work platform industry in Australia, the association produced this information to include recommendations on background, risk assessment, selection and use of secondary guarding systems to ensure maximum […]
The global Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will launch the Think Lifting School Lesson during a special announcement from CEO Ross Moloney next week. This will take place at 10:00am GMT on Tuesday 29 September 2020 via Zoom. This ‘ready to use’ lesson includes films, content, experiments and hand-outs, designed as a toolkit to help companies connect […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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LHA November/December 2021
In this month's issue
New LEEA chairman, sets out her intentions.
Face Time: Tim Ekert Verton CEO.
Compact, electric EWPs.
The Insider says find a balance between business and the environment