UK MEWP hire members ‘level up’ to IPAF Rental+ standard

All rental/hire members of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) in the UK have “levelled up” to the IPAF Rental+ minimum standard, which assures people seeking to hire mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) that an IPAF member company will confirm to the highest industry standards of safety and professionalism.  As part of the upgrade to […]

Global MEWP rental fleet nears 1.5m but uncertainty clouds horizon

The mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) rental market is still booming, with the worldwide fleet nearing 1.5 million units, but uncertainty clouds longer-term outlooks, according to the latest market analysis from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). In the UK revenue per unit fell by 3% across 2018 and was overtaken by France for the […]

IPAF launches Street Smart safety campaign

Working safely on or next to roads is the new campaign from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), launched at the bauma 2019 expo in Messe München, Munich, Germany, 8-14 April. IPAF’s Street Smart safety campaign outlines the dangers of using Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) on or next to roads. With the risk of […]