New-style AMM wins approval

06 September 2017 New-style AMM wins approval New-style AMM wins approval NOW a combination of the traditional Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) and Conference format, the inaugural PASMA Members’ Conference attracted a record audience comprising of PASMA members and representatives from professional bodies and third parties, including the Health & …

PASMA on HSE fatalities report

Like many other organisations in the work at height sector, PASMA, the international not-for-profit authority for the mobile access tower industry, welcomed the reduction in the number of fall from height related fatalities for 2016/17 as recently reported by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). However, at 25 for the year compared with 37 for 2015/16 …

MEWP fatalities decline as global rental market grows

The fatal injury rate (FIR) for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) declined in 2016, despite the fact that the total MEWP rental fleet and the number of rental days worldwide increased significantly over the same period. The data, exclusively collated and interpreted by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), indicate that in 2016 there …