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Free interactive toolbox talks
UK-based rental company GAP launches free equipment health and safety teaching tools 
IPAF publishes guide for MEWPs at expos
Special consideration is required when displaying or demonstrating MEWPs at such events
HAE and EHA launch wellbeing event
Associations take action to educate employers about mental health
Genie ANSI-required supervisor training
The new ANSI Standards include requirements for supervisor training, which the company offers through its Lift Pro courses
JLG debuts MEWP Supervisor Training
New standards require anyone with supervisory responsibilities over people operating MEWPs to complete this type of training
IPAF publishes new strategy paper
The eXtended Relaity (XR) paper focuses on MEWP simulators and existing IPAF training
Nationwide strikes gold
UK-based Nationwide Platforms has been awarded with Gold IPAF Rental+ following its annual audit in December 2018
UK drafts site dumper safety guide
The Good Practice Guide on the safe operation of dumpers is now available for public comment.  
Mulholland new CPA chairman
Steven Mulholland, founder of Mulholland Plant Services, elected chairman of the Construction Plant-hire Association
Aviation access
Simon Francis, MSA Safety, reveals how to minimise the risk of injury to employees and damage to aircraft
MEWP rescue document released
Rescue of Persons from MEWPs is freely available. It is published by the Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group and supported by IPAF
JLG debuts new fall arrest system
The Bolt-On Fall Arrest product allows operators to work outside of the platform
Kiloutou renews association partnership
Kiloutou will provide special offers and modified equipment to small builders and trades people in France.
Kennards achieves health and safety certification
The company’s entire network in Australia and New Zealand is now certified to the AS/NZS 4801 standard. 
Star passes safety audit
Launched in 2016 by the HAE and EHA, SafeHire aims to raise levels in all areas of company operations 
IRC 2017: taking the next step in safety
IPAF’s Andrew Delahunt will highlight the value of accident investigations and statistics at IRC conference in China.
First female PAL Card holder in Malaysia
Shee Shu Leng gained an IPAF PAL Card to operate scissor and boom lifts 
VR to extend ALS training
ALS Safety has taken delivery of a new virtual reality MEWP training simulator, one of just six in Europe
Sinoboom opens boom line
Sinoboom has officially started production on its new state-of-the-art boom lift production line in Ningxiang, China.
High-level training status for AFI
UK-based AFI’s training centre has been one of the first to achieve CITB Approved Training Organisation status
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