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 …

Full line-up of speakers confirmed for IPAF Asia Conference

The final line-up of speakers has been confirmed for the sixth IPAF Asia Conference, which will take place on 13 June 2017 at the Meixi Lake Hotel in the historic city of Changsha, capital of Hunan province in China. Tim Rule, Vice President – Market Development at United Rentals, will discuss the challenges rental companies face in growing their …