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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In this month's issue
LEEA says compliance and inspection mitigate risk.
Pacific Hoists is CMCO’s partner for Yale electric hoists.
Face Time: Steve Anderson continues his entrepreneurial.
Elevate Lifting and Rigging calibrating Straightpoint loadcells.
Charles Bell of Nobles on monitoring and maintainance.
The Insider seven causes of lifting equipment failure.