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All the information you need to help you work at height efficiently and safely



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IPAF Training Categories

This poster shows the the IPAF training categories, with abbreviations and brief explanations

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IPAF Categories

Spreader Plate best practice

A simple best practice poster for using Spreader plates. Includes 1b Spider type platforms

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IPAF Spreader Plate Use

Guidance on buying an pre-owned MEWP

IPAF guidance on purchasing a pre-owned Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs).

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IPAF Buying Guidance

Toolbox Talks - Ground Conditions

A Toolbox Talk on how to reduce the risk of a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) incident due to poor ground conditions.

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Toolbox Talk on Ground Conditions

Toolbox Talks - Personal Fall Protection Equipment

A Toolbox Talk on the use of personal fall protection equipment (PFPE) to reduce the risk of falling from a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP).

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IPAF Toolbox Talk - Personal Fall protection Equipment

Toolbox Talk - Understanding a MEWP rescue plan

A Toolbox Talk on understanding a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) rescue plan.

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IPAF MEWP Rescue Plan

Power Line Guidance

Electrocutions are one of the largest causes of fatalities in the use a MEWP. This guidance document will help operators stay safe when near to power lines/conductors.

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IPAF Power Line Safety Leaflet

IPAF Street Smart

Stay safe when working on or near roads with Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). IPAF’s Street Smart safety campaign highlights key risks and how to avoid them.

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IPAF Street Smart Leaflet

IPAF COVID-19 Safe Operating Guidance

IPAF COVID-19 Safe Operating Guidance

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RAMS: Risk Assessment Method Statements

Follow these 5 Steps in assessing risks in your workplace

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Risk Assessment Form

A blank form allowing you to carry out your own risk assessment on working at height.

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MEWP Risk Assessment Form

CPA Terms and Conditions

In line with best practice within the hire industry GTAccess operate under the CPA Model conditions for the hiring of plant.

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CPA Terms and Conditions

MEWP pre-use Inspection checklist

Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Pre-Use Inspection Checklist.

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GTA MEWP Inspection Checklist

PM28 Guidance for Forklift Truck Platforms

HSE guidance for using non integrated working platforms on a forklift truck.

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HSE PM28 Guidance Paper

Trapping and Crushing Injuries Best Practice

Best practice guidance for MEWPs - How to avoid trapping/crushing injuries to people in the platform.

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CPA 1002 July 2010

Fall Protection best practices

Statement of Best Practices of personal fall protection systems for aerial work platforms and equipment

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02-11-AWP-SBP002 February 2011

HSE Selection and use of MEWP's

Aimed at those who select, specify, manage and operate mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).

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HSE MEWP Selection

HSE - Brief guide to work at height

A brief guide to what employers need to do to protect employees from falls from height.

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INDG401(rev2) January 2014

A brief guide to health & safety training

Explains the importance of health and safety training to owners and managers of businesses.

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INDG345 June 2008

HSE PUWER Regulations

Simple guide to the provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998.

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HSE - MEWP's for Tree Work

Use and effectiveness of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) for tree work.

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GTAdvantage™ Brochure

A range of supporting products and services designed to give you the GTAdvantage™

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Accessories Leaflet

Accessories for hire and purchase to help you complete you task simply and productively.

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Safety Equipment Leaflet

A range of Safety equipment to support you as you work at height

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Fuel Box Leaflet

A fast and efficient on site refuelling solution

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GTAService Plans Leaflet

4 GTA Service Plans that are tailored to your individual needs

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Ground Guards Leaflet

Ground protection for soft or sensitive areas

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